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Autumn Trilogy – Ravenna Festival

“Cavalleria Rusticana”, “Pagliacci” and “Tosca” are Ravenna Festival’s 2017 Autumn Trilogy

Ravenna Festival
17 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017 Emilia-Romagna -Ravenna  Art/Culture | Festival | Music/Theatre

Ravenna Festival is the festival dedicated to Operetta, and it runs from 17th to 26th November 2017.

“Cavalleria Rusticana”, “Pagliacci” and “Tosca”, the three operas of this year’s Trilogy, were composed within the last decade of the 19th century, and they all revolve around the changes which have always characterised the passage from one century to the next.


Cavalleria rusticana
Opera in one act
libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci
adapted from a play and a short story by Giovanni Verga
music by Pietro Mascagni
Friday 17 November (8.30 pm)
Tuesday 21 November (8.30 pm)
Friday 24 November (8.30 pm)


Drama in one prologue and two acts
music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Saturday 18 November (8.30 pm)
Wednesday 22 November (8.30 pm)
Saturday 25 November (8.30 pm)


Opera in three acts
libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
based on the dramatic play “La Tosca” by Victorien Sardou
music by Giacomo Puccini
Sunday 19 November (3.30 pm)
Thursday 23 November (8.30 pm)
Sunday 26 November (3.30 pm)


conductor Vladimir Ovodok
direction and concept Cristina Mazzavillani Muti
Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini

Coro del Teatro Municipale di Piacenza
choirmaster Corrado Casati


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