Suor Angelica

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Composer:

Giacomo Antonio Puccini

Librettist:

G. Forzano

Premiere:

14 December 1918, New York (Metropolitan Opera)

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

Suor Angelica Synopsis

Libretto:

Suor Angelica Libretto

Translation(s):

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About the opera Suor Angelica

Suor Angelica (Sister Angelica) is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an original Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano. It is the second opera of the trio of operas known as Il trittico (Triptych). It received its world premiere at the Metropolitan Opera on December 14, 1918.
The opera opens with scenes showing typical aspects of life in the convent — all the sisters sing hymns, the Monitor scolds two lay-sisters, everyone gathers for recreation in the courtyard. The sisters rejoice because, as the Mistress of Novices explains, this is the first of three evenings that occur each year when the setting sun strikes the fountain to turn its water golden. This event causes the sisters to remember a sister who has died, Bianca Rosa. Sister Genevieve suggests they pour some of the golden water onto her tomb.
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Roles in Suor Angelica

Sister Angelica Soprano
The Princess Contralto
The Abbess Mezzo-Soprano
The Monitress Mezzo-Soprano
The Mistress of the novices Mezzo-Soprano
Sister Genovieffa Soprano
Sister Osmina Soprano
Sister Dolcina Soprano

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Arias from Suor Angelica

Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Senza mamma o bimbo tu sei morto Popularity:

Opera: Suor AngelicaComposer: PucciniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Sister Angelica
2Soave Signor mio Popularity:

Opera: Suor AngelicaComposer: PucciniAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Sister Genovieffa