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Opera Double Bill: Puccini | Respighi

  • Overview

    22-26 March 7pm

  • Venue

    Sherman Theatre

  • Pricing

    £5.50-£22

  • Accessibility

    Sung in Italian. Surtitles in Welsh and English

Tickets: £5.50-£22

About

Puccini: Gianni Schicchi
Respighi: La bella dormente nel bosco (The Sleeping Beauty)

Carlo Rizzi
conductor
Caroline Clegg
director

2024 will be 100 years since the death of one of the most loved composers of Italian opera, Giacomo Puccini, and RWCMD will mark this by mounting Gianni Schicchi, his one act comic opera, which features ‘O mio babbino caro’, one of the most popular arias in all of opera.

Better known for his epic orchestral tone poems such as ‘Fountains of Rome’ and ‘Pines of Rome’, twentieth century Italian composer Ottorino Respighi’s music is full of surprises, and his operatic account of Charles Perrault's timeless fairy tale ‘Sleeping Beauty’ is no exception. 

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