Scores by Giacomo Puccini
Libretti by Giovacchino Forzano
Location: Virginia Rogers Theatre
Suor Angelica (Sister Angelica) and Gianni Schicchi are two one-act operas written by Giacomo Puccini at the height of his powers as an opera composer. Suor Angelica is a tragic tale of loss and repentance depicting life in a convent; Gianni Schicchi is a rousing comedy with a title character who first appears in Dante’s Inferno. The divine juxtaposition of tragedy and comedy is sure to make an opera lover out of you!