WA Opera showcase two operas in one performance with Cav & Pag
A classic one act pairing of operas depicting the raw, heartbreaking and beautiful complexity of everyday life. Both operas will be sung in Italian with English subtitles.
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA – love, betrayal and revenge all play out in a quiet village in a rural corner of Italy. Emotions run high as fidelity is tested and hearts broken in this tale that will resonate with you for the powerful raw depictions of everyday life, in all its heartbreaking and beautiful complexities.
PAGLIACCI – a travelling troupe stage a comedy about a betrayed husband and his beautiful, flirtatious wife. But life runs very close to art in this tale of love, lust and heartbreak, when acting suddenly become a very dangerous game…
When: 17 – 24 July 2021
Where: His Majesty’s Theatre