In Cavalleria Rusticana, the first half of opera’s most famous double feature, Eileen Farrell sings the role of the ill-fated Santuzza in what would be her last Met broadcast
Pagliacci stars Franco Corelli as Canio, the clown who must make his audience laugh while he himself is consumed with despair, in what would be the famous tenor’s only Met broadcast performance in the role
Nello Santi conducts the Met orchestra and chorus
2 CDs taken from the April 11, 1964 live performance
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