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Pagliacci

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A drama in two acts.
Words and music by Ruggiero Leoncavallo
London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Assistant conductor and Chorus-Master, Marcus Dods
1865; the village of Montalto, Calabria.
The Prologue: Tonio explains that the subject of the play to be performed later that night is a drama taken from real life.
Act 1: The Arrival of the Troupe
Intermezzo
Act 2: The Play

Contributors

Words and music: Ruggiero Leoncavallo
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Hugh Maguire
Orchestra Conductor: Charles Mackerras
Assistant conductor and Chorus-Master: Marcus Dods
Costumes supervised by: Elizabeth Agombar
Make-up supervised by: Elizabeth Blattner
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Director: Michael Leeston-Smith
Producer: Vladek Sheybal
Nedda, an actress and wife of Canio (in the play, Columbine): Elaine Malbin
Canio, head of the troupe of strolling players (in the play, Fagliaccio): Robert Thomas
Tonio the Hunchback (in the play, Taddeo): Bernard Turgeon
Beppo, an actor (in the play, Harlequin): Kevin Miller
Silvio, a villager: Peter Glossop
Villagers, monks, peasants, children: [uncredited]

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