In Italian with English Captions
“Laugh, Pagliaccio, and everyone will applaud”—but the laughter turns to tears as the clown becomes entangled in a fatal love triangle. A favorite of audiences since its premiere in 1892, Pagliacci’s most famous aria “Vesti la giubba” became the first recording to sell a million copies in America..
The first opera ever recorded in full, Pagliacci is still one of the top 15 operas performed in the U.S. Watch this video clip and see why.
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