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Kristján Jóhannsson in Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

1990 NR

Baldo Podic conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra of Russe in this 1990 performance of Pietro Mascagni's one-act opera "Cavelleria Rusticana," a passionate representation of peasant life filmed live at the Teatro Comunale dei Rinnovati in Siena, Italy. Staged to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opera's world premiere, the production features soprano Shirley Verrett, tenor Kristján Jóhannsson and bass Ettore Nova.