Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci

Dir: Damiano Michieletto
Cast: Yonghoon Lee, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Roberto Alagna, Dimitri Platanias
180mins   2020   12A   Italian    Subtitled   

Royal Opera House screenings at Depot

Two opera classics are drawn together in this wonderfully observed re-creation of life in a south Italian village as a travelling theatre visits and emotions erupt.

The award-winning production by Damiano Michieletto presents vividly the fast-moving, shocking events brought about by secret love and uncontrollable jealousy. The music is full of Italianate melody in the great choruses that bring the villagers together in celebration and revelry, alongside the solo arias and tense confrontations that provoke violence and tragedy.

With thrilling singing and intense drama, ‘Cav and Pag’ distils into one wonderful night out, the enduring appeal of Italian opera in its most familiar form.


Tue 21 April


Tue 28 April