Puccini

Łukasz Goliński, Krassimira Stoyanova, Arsen Soghomonyan & Stephen Gaertner

Opera Rara – Leoncavallo’s Zingari – Krassimira Stoyanova, Arsen Soghomonyan & Stephen Gaertner; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Carlo Rizzi

Opera Rara’s latest project has been to restore an opera by Leoncavallo which was composed for, and premiered in, London. As a verismo opera Zingari (The Gypsies, 1912) clearly builds upon the elements of romantic passion, jealousy and revenge which made Pagliacci so popular although, intriguingly, it is based on a narrative poem by Pushkin which had already served as the […]

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Sondra Radvanovsky stars as Puccini’s fiery diva, returning to one of her signature roles. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts a thrilling cast in David McVicar’s breathtaking production.

The Metropolitan Opera – David McVicar’s production of Puccini’s Tosca – Sondra Radvanovsky, Brian Jagde, George Gagnidze; conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin

In this, the Metropolitan Opera’s second revival of David McVicar’s 2017 realistic, retro-style staging of Puccin’s Tosca, Sondra Radvanovsky returns to her signature role of Floria Tosca, opera’s quintessential prima donna, caught in the middle of a violent and passionate Roman love-triangle between her lover, the painter and republican sympathizer Mario Cavaradossi, and Baron Scarpia, the sadistic Roman chief of police

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