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RNCM Opera Scenes

Tuesday 13 June 2023, 6.00pm

RNCM Theatre

©Robin Clewley

Vocal and conducting students present some of opera’s greatest moments in this free series of staged scenes. A perfect way to feed your curiosity!

With excerpts from:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart La clemenza di Tito K 621
Libretto by Caterino Mazzolà, after Pietro Metastasio
Sung in Italian 

Joseph Haydn L’anima del filosofo Hob XXVIII:13
Libretto by Carlo Francesco Badini, based on the myth of Orpheus and Euridice as told in Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Sung in Italian 

Claude Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande
Libretto adapted from the play of the same name by Maurice Maeterlinck
Sung in French 

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari I quatro rusteghi 
Libretto by Luigi Sugana and Giuseppe Pizzolato, based on the play I rusteghi by Carlo Goldoni
Sung in Italian

Antonín Dvořák Rusalka Op 114 
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil, based on the fairy tales of Karel Jaromír Erben and Božena Němcová
Sung in English 

Gian Carlo Menotti The Old Maid and the Thief 
Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Così fan tutte K 588
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
Sung in Italian 

Joseph Haydn La canterina Hob XXVIII:2
Libretto by Joseph Haydn, based the third act of the play L’origille by Niccolò Piccinni
Sung in Italian 

Benjamin Britten Billy Budd Op 50
Libretto by E M Forster and Eric Crozier, based on the book of the same name by Herman Melville 

Charles Lecocq Le docteur miracle
Libretto by Léon Battu and Ludovic Halévy, based on the play Saint Patrick’s Day by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Sung in French 

Otto Nicolai The Merry Wives of Windsor
Libretto by Salomon Hermann Mosenthal, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare
Sung in German 

Photo credit: Robin Clewley


Free admission, ticket required 

This event will end at approximately 7.15pm. 

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Tuesday 13 June 2023, 6.00pm - Free with ticket