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Set at Easter, Cavalleria rusticana tells the tale of Turiddu, a soldier, who has returned from the army to find his lover, Lola, has married another man. In consolation, he has seduced Santuzza, leaving her desperate, while still nurturing his obsessive desire for Lola. Sung in Italian, revivalPerformers Dennis O'Neill (Turiddu), Bonaventura Bottone (Turiddu), Phillip Joll (Alfio), Peter Sidhom (Alfio), Claire Shearer (Lola), Susan Gorton (Mamma Lucia), Katja Lytting (Santuzza).
Author Pietro Mascagni (1889). Lyrics Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti. Lyrics Guido Menasci. Company Welsh National Opera. Lighting Howard Harrison. Design Michael Yeargan. Conductor Julian Smith. Conductor Carlo Rizzi.
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