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Cavalleria rusticana
Work Detail

Cavalleria rusticana

Melodramma in one act.

Music: Pietro Mascagni
Libretto: Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti
Libretto: Guido Menasci

Completion Date: 1890

Santuzza: soprano
Turiddu: tenor
Alfio: baritone
Lola: mezzosoprano
Mamma Lucia: contralto

Premiere

May 17, 1890, Teatro Costanzi, Roma

Santuzza: Gemma Bellincioni
Turiddu: Roberto Stagno
Alfio: Guadenzio Salassa
Lola: Annetta Guli
Lucia: Federica Casali
A woman's voice: Maria Rosa Guidantoni
Conductor: Leopoldo Mugnone