“Cavallería Rusticana” featuring Javier Franco as Alfio at Las Palmas’ Teatro Pérez Galdós


The 46th Temporada de Ópera de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which is organized by Amigos Canarios de la Opera (ACO), will stage Pietro Mascagni’s “Cavallería Rusticana”. The baritone Javier Franco will play the role of Alfio. The 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth will be commemorated with a newly produced show featuring stage direction by Mario Pontiggia. Canadian Eric Hull will be conducting the Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria and Coro de la Ópera de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. There will be four performances — on April 14th, 16th, 18th, and 20th, at the Teatro Pérez Galdós. The program will also include Alexander von Zemlinsky’s “Eine Florentinische Tragödie”.