American Opera Series: Ponchielli's 'La Gioconda'

Aug 29, 2017

Luciano Pavarotti
Credit Ron Scherl for San Francisco Opera

This Saturday at 1 p.m., Classical IPR presents a 1979 production of Amilcare Ponchielli's "La Gioconda" from San Francisco Opera. 

This performance features Renata Scotto in the title role and Luciano Pavarotti as Enzo Grimaldo. Bruno Bartoletti conducts. The complete cast list is available here. An English translation of the libretto is available here

The full schedule of this season's American Opera Series broadcasts is available by clicking here. Classical IPR broadcasts each opera on Saturday afternoons starting at 1 p.m.