Cavalleria Rusticana + Pagliacci at Opera Holland Park

From to

This event has finished.
See similar events or search events.

Overview

City of London Sinfonia and the Opera Holland Park Chorus opens the season with the classic double bill of 'Cavalleria Rusticana' and 'I Pagliacci'. The pair of works completely changed the landscape of Italian opera and paved the way for the operas of Giacomo Puccini. Pietro Mascagni's 1890 work, which he wrote as a despairing entry in a competition for one-act operas while working as a teacher in a southern Italian backwater, is a vivid, bloody tragedy about the brutal and passionate lives of Sicilian peasants. The second part of the double bill was written by Ruggero Leoncavallo in 1892 after he had analysed the success of Mascagni's earlier opera. A troupe of travelling players (pagliacci or clowns) arrives in a Calabrian town. Nedda, wife of Canio, the leader of the players, rejects the advances of the hunchback Tonio, and arranges with her lover Silvio to elope after that evening's performance.

Composer:
Mascagni, Leoncavallo
Featured Artist:
Gweneth-Ann Jeffers, Peter Auty, Stephen Gadd, Julia Sporsén

Practical Information

This event has finished.
See similar events or search events.

From to

The Holland Park Theatre

Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 6LU

View Map

Prices:

Adult Ticket from £12.00 (USD20.15) - View Prices

Opening Times:

04 Jun 2013 7:30 PM; 07 Jun 2013 7:30 PM; 11 Jun 2013 7:30 PM; 15 Jun 2013 7:30 PM; 19 Jun 2013 7:30 PM; 22 Jun 2013 7:30 PM; 26 Jun 2013 7:30 PM; 28 Jun 2013 7:30 PM

Book a taxi by app or by phone on 0844 556 0706

Look for similar items by category

Venue Details & Map

Explore around The Holland Park Theatre

Public Transport Explore more
  • Bakerloo
  • Central
  • Circle
  • District
  • Hammersmith & City
  • Jubilee
  • Metropolitan
  • Northern
  • Picadilly
  • Victoria
  • Waterloo & City
  • DLR
  • London Overground
  • Tramlink
  • Tube Station
  • DLR Station
  • London Overground Station
  • Tram Stop
  • Railway Station
  • Bus Stop
  • Pier

The Holland Park Theatre

Address
Kensington High Street
Kensington
London
W8 6LU

Directions

Going to The Holland Park Theatre using public transport? Find the fastest route:

Advanced options
Get here with Journey Planner