Washington National Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana: In Concert

Sunday, May 25, 2008 - Friday, May 30, 2008

Price:

$48.00 - $250.00

Run Time:

Approx. 2 hours

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About

Riccardo Frizza, conductor

In the first half of the program, the WNO orchestra dazzles with a selection of rarely performed pieces.
--Verdi:  Original Overture to Aida
--Mascagni:  Overture to Le Maschere
--Puccini:  Crisantemi for String Orchestra
--Puccini:  Prelude and "La Tregenda" from Le Villi

Then, mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick makes her company debut as she joins Italian tenor Salvatore Licitra, and American baritone Gordon Hawkins, and the WNO Orchestra and Chorus in a concert version of Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana
--Dolora Zajick (Santuzza)
--Salvatore Licitra (Turridu)
--Gordon Hawkins (Alfio)
--Madeleine Gray (Mamma Lucia)
--Leslie Mutchler (Lola)
--Alia Waheed (Peasant Woman)

This performance runs approximately 125 minutes, including one 20-minute intermission. 

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