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Cavalleria Rusticana

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
See columns 3 and 4 and page 6
Amy Shuard and Olwen Price appear by permission of Sadler's Wells Trust, Ltd.; the Covent Garden Opera Chorus appear by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)

The action of the opera takes place in a small village in Sicily.

A section of the Covent Garden Opera Chorus (Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson) At 9.25.
"Verga's tale on which the opera is based is worthy of Guy de Maupassant and Somerset Maugham at their best and the melodies that Mascagni has woven round it never lose the easy flow of Italian folk-song even in the tensest moment of drama". George R. Foa writes on page six

Contributors

Repetiteur: George Coop
Singers: A section of the Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
[Orchestra]: led by David McCallum
[Orchestra]: conducted by Vilem Tausky
Designer: Michael Yates
Associate producer: Charles R. Rogers
Producer: George R. Foa
Santuzza, a peasant girl: Amy Shuard
Turiddu, a peasant: Raymond Nilsson
Lucia, his mother: Olwen Price
Alfio, a carrier: Roderick Jones
Lola, his wife: Diane Dubarry
Uncle Lima, an old peasant: Leonard Sachs

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Cavalleria Rusticana

BBC Television, 25 June 1954 21.25






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