Pagliacci (Players, or Clowns) is an opera consisting of a prologue and two acts written and composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo. It recounts the tragedy of a jealous husband in a commedia dell'arte troupe. (Its name is sometimes incorrently rendered as I Pagliacci with a definite article).
The New York Times presents the Teatro alla Scala’s opening performance
The La Scala opening performance goes global.
Nardello: “We possess a huge asset: Music”.