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Лібрето Джованні Тарджоні-Тоцетті і Гвідо Менаші за новелою Джованні Верги
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Myron Yusypovyсh Honored Artist of Ukraine
Sergyj Naenko Honored Artist of Ukraine
Tadey Ryndzak People's Artist of Ukraine
Oksana Zinchenko Honored Artist of Ukraine
Young Santuzza fell in love with her fellow villager Turiddu. However her happiness was not long. Before joining army Turiddu was engaged with beautiful Lola. When he returned and found her married to Alfio, he began a relationship with Santuzza and seduced her, but then has abandoned her and rekindled his affair with Lola. Being broken hearted Santuzza pours out her grief to Lucia, Turiddu’s mother. Turiddu appears and is confronted by Santuzza about his affair with Lola but he denies the accusations. Just then Lola passes by on her way to church. She mocks Santuzza, and Turiddu turns to follow her, but Santuzza begs him to stay and implores him not to abandon her. Turiddu refuses to listen and leaves, cursed by Santuzza. Alfio arrives. Santuzza tells him that Lola went to the church with Turiddu and reveals that his wife has been cheating on him. In a rage, Alfio swears to revenge Turiddu.
Returning from the church the villagers gather at tavern. Turiddu leads them in a drinking song, but the atmosphere becomes tense when Alfio appears. He refuses Turiddu’s offer of wine and instead challenges him to a knife fight. Turiddu admits his guilt but is determined to go through with the fight, for Santuzza’s sake as well as for his honor. The two men agree to meet outside the village. Alone with his mother, Turiddu begs her to take care of Santuzza if he doesn’t come back, then runs off to the fight. The duel finishes tragically for Turiddu.
“Cavalleria rusticana” is an opera about love and passion, about jealousy and betrayal. The main heroine of the opera is abandoned by her beloved one and is obsessed by jealousy, tries to return him by all means. However her actions lead to the death of her groom.
The magic of Mascagni’s music is a real pleasure for music connoisseurs: beautiful melodies, great choir parts and ensembles.
Svitlana Mamchur People`s Artist of Ukraine
Lyudmyla Savchuk People`s Artist of Ukraine
Roman Korentsvit winner of the international competition
Vasyl Sadovskyj winner of the Ukrainian competition
Vitalij Zagorbenskyj winner of the international competition
Yuriy Shevchuk winner of the international competition
Yana Voytyuk Honored Artist of Ukraine
Marfa Shumkova diploma of the international competition
Tetyana Vakhnovska Honored artist of Ukraine
Nataliya Velychko Honored Artist of Ukraine
Nataliya Datsko Honored Artist of Ukraine