Cilea: Acerba Volutta (Adriana Lecouvreur). Play. Play Pause Seek 0% buffered Current time Toggle Mute Volume Toggle Fullscreen. Secondary. Acerba voluttà from Adriana Lecouvreur. About the Work. Francesco Cilea Composer: Francesco Cilea. Past Performances. A Tribute to the Grace Bumbry.

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She looks in the box and takes out the faded violets that she had once given Maurizio in the theatre. However, soon afterwards, when Maurizio enters uninjured, Adriana is ecstatic. For the film, see Adriana Lecouvreur film.

Although she guesses he has a lover, he won’t reveal her name. They must arrange the escape of the woman who is in hiding. After receiving his notification on stage, she agrees to join the Prince’s party, in hope to meet the count and talk to him about Maurizio’s promotion.

Retrieved from ” https: The Princess de Bouillon, not the actress Duclos, is waiting for Maurizio and vllutta her love for him: It had a run of only three performances that season, however, due in large part to Caruso’s ill-health. For a moment, she becomes lucid again, ‘ecco la luce’, but then ovlutta.

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The opera was not performed again at the Met until a new production was mounted in The opera is based on the life of ovlutta French actress Adrienne Lecouvreur — Adriana is consumed with anger and jealousy.

Preparing for a performance, the company bustle around Michonnet, the stage manager. The Prince, voputta has an interest in chemistry, is storing a powerful poison that the government has asked him to analyze.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She is hurt that he should send them back to her.

This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Michonnet is waiting for Adriana’s awakening. The stage manager Michonnet notices that the Princess has dropped a bracelet, which he gives to Adriana. Maurizio presents them to her. They have obtained the letter from Duclos, voluutta which she requests a meeting with Maurizio later that evening at the Prince’s villa in fact, she acts as proxy for Princess de Bouillon who is in love with Maurizio and at the same time is involved in some political matters with him.

Complimented, she sings ‘Io son l’umile ancella’ “I am the humble servant of the creative spirit”. Views Read Edit View history. Left alone with Voutta, Michonnet wants to express his love for her.

This part has a relatively low tessituragoing no higher than A5, but requires great vocal power, and is a meaty and challenging one to tackle on a dramatic level — especially during the work’s so-called “Recitation” and death scene.

Members of the theatre company come to visit her, bringing her presents on her name day and trying to persuade her to return to the theatre.

Acerba voluttà from Adriana Lecouvreur

The Prince decides to arrange a party for the company at the villa in order to expose Duclos and Maurizio. Maurizio has been imprisoned for debt, whilst the Princess is desperate to discover the identity of her rival.


Adriana uses the final lines of the text to make a headstrong attack on the Princess, who determines to have her revenge. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He tells Adriana the assignation was political. He sang again in Adriana Lecouvreur in February Opera by Francesco Cilea.

Although they embrace, he realises she is shaking. Maurizio Maurice de SaxeCount of Saxony. During the intermezzo that follows, the house is darkened, which Adriana uses to tell the Princess she can escape. Adriana Lecouvreur Adrienne Lecouvreura famous actress. It was first performed on 6 November at the Teatro Lirico in Milan.

After Cilea created his own Adrianahowever, none of those by others were performed anymore and they remain largely unknown today.


Adriana looks at the note and immediately feels unwell. Michonnet and Maurizio realize that she has been poisoned by the Princess.

When the Wcerba announces that Maurizio has been wounded in a duel, Adriana faints. Duclos’s letter comes to Maurizio, who then cancels his appointment with Adriana.

Maurizio, a soldier in the service of the Count of Saxony, she being unaware that Maurizio is in reality the count himself. She kisses the flowers, ‘Poveri fiori’, and throws them in the fire. Maurizio realizes they think he is with Duclos.