Cavalleria rusticana

Opera: Work details

Composer: Pietro Mascagni
Music title: Cavalleria rusticana (1890)
Librettist: Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti
Librettist: Guido Menasci
Work definition: Melodramma in one act
After: After the play 'Cavalleria Rusticana' by Giovanni Verga
Language: Italian
World premiere: 17 May 1890, Teatro Costanzi, Rome
ROH premiere: 15 May 1892, Royal Italian Opera
ROH company premiere: 16 December 1959, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Cavalleria rusticana (1959) Covent Garden Opera Company (17 performances online)
Cavalleria rusticana (1996) Welsh National Opera (2 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
30 June 1970 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
28 June 1988 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
6 July 1988 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
30 October 2012 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London