Pagliacci, Leoncavallo, Opera, Synopsis, Vesti la giubba, aria

The online opera guide to PAGLIACCI

Pagliacci was a stroke of genius of youth. Leoncavallo was 33 years old when he composed this masterpiece. He owes his fame to a single work and throughout his life Leoncavallo searched for a second “Pagliacci”. He shared this fate with Pietro Mascagni, who two years earlier wrote the second great work of the verism “Cavalleria rusticana”.

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