BBC Symphony Orchestra
27 Nov 2015, Barbican, London
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BBC SO 2015-16 Season Leoncavallo: Zazà

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leoncavallo: Zazà
19:00 Fri 27 Nov 2015 Main Stage
An all-star cast led by Ermonela Jaho perform this neglected jewel of an opera by Pagliacci composer, Leoncavallo
An all-star cast led by Ermonela Jaho perform this neglected jewel of an opera by Pagliacci composer, Leoncavallo

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Concert Information

This performance is presented by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Opera Rara.

A rare opportunity to hear Leoncavallo's lyric comedy opera, Zazà, which was a runaway success following its Milan premiere in 1900. Ermonela Jaho (whose recent highlights include Mimi, Angelica and Manon at the Royal Opera House) takes on the role of the Parisian music hall singer, Zazà, whose conscience is pricked when she discovers her lover, Milio, is married. Italian opera specialist Maurizio Benini leads an all-star cast in this passionate work - a treat for all opera lovers.

Concert staging. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Please note start time.
Stephen Gaertner replaces Nicola Alaimo as the originally advertised baritone in the role of Cascart.