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Season  1980-1981 
Opera  Pagliacci
{The Clowns} 
Alternate Title  The Clowns 
Composer  Ruggero Leoncavallo 
Librettist  Ruggero Leoncavallo 
Setting  The Feast of the Assumption, around 1930. A village in southern Italy 
World Premiere  No 
U.S. Premiere  No 
Venue  War Memorial Opera House 
Language  Italian 
Acts  one 
Based On   
Commission  Part II of a double bill, with "Cavalleria Rusticana" 
Acknowledgements 1  Production made possible, in part, by a generous gift from James D. Robertson 
Acknowledgements 2   
Notes  Live broadcast -- November 28

Part 2 of a double bill, with "Cavalleria Rusticana"

Scenery built in San Francisco Opera Scenic Shop

Costumes executed by GŁnter Berger, Director, and Sylvia Strahammer, Costume Department Bavarian State Opera

San Francisco Boys Chorus
William Ballard, Director
John Aalberg
Jeffery Cox
Brian Darby
Rufino DeLeon
Kenyan Hopkins
Scott Hutchinson
Thomas Johnson
Christopher Lev
David Martin
Peter McKean
Gregory Naeger
Ronald Ponce
Michael Yasko
Ian Luce (alternate)

San Francisco Girls Chorus
Elizabeth Appling, Director
Deirdre Atkinson
Teresa Davis
Avi Downes
Lara Downes
Shana Downes
Kristin Genis
Angela Harrison
Kirsten Mayer
Anna Savant
Elizabeth Warden

SUPERNUMERARIES
Betty Davis
Renťe DeJarnatt
Sally Eberle
Sally Kennelly
Nancy Kraus
Edith Moody
Suga Moriwaki
Ellen Nelson
Miriam Preece
Karen Topp

Eugene Angell
Jack Barnich
Steve Bauman
Doug Beardslee
Tom Carlisle
Roy Castellini
Richard Collins
Bill Coppock
Don Crawford
Tom Curran
Daniel DeJarnatt
Jo Glasgow
Joe Hay
Mark Huelsman
Steve Jacobs
Bill Joyce
Julius Karoblis
Terry Kyle
David Litchfield
Rodney McCoy
Ken McDonald
James Muth
Neil Nevesny
Paul Newman
Raul Piccardo
Nick Pliam
Joel Posner
James Pricco
David Reed
Paul Ricks
Robert Schmidt
Kent Speirs
Jeffrey Stevens
Allen Tusting
David Watts
Brett Weil
Arthur Zigas
 
Company  San Francisco Opera Assn. 
ID  730 
Season ID  14 
Company ID  1