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Pagliacci and Gianni Schicchi – Utah Opera

Starts: March 9, 2018 - March 10, 2018

PAGLIACCI photo with clown
  • MARCH 10, 12, 14, 16 | 7:30 PM
    MARCH 18 | 2 PM

    (Sung in Italian with English supertitles)

    Playing the Clown & Clowning Around

    Enjoy a sensational double-bill performance featuring some of the most beloved music in all of opera. The performance begins with Pagliacci, Leoncavallo’s emotionally intense masterpiece of passion, infidelity and murder with the famous aria “Vesti la giubba,” sung by the clown Canio, a signature role of Utah Opera’s founder Glade Peterson. Next, heartbreak turns into laughter as Utah Opera explores the lighter side of Puccini with Gianni Schicchi. See what unfolds when a man of great wealth dies and leaves behind a secret will, a gang of scheming heirs, and a hilarious mess. Watch, listen, and laugh, where you’ll find comedy in the chaos.


    March 9, 2018
    March 10, 2018
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    Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre
    50 west 200 south Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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    (801) 355-2787