Pagliacci / La Vida Breve

Pagliacci Seething with jealousy over a betrayal by his actress wife, Canio takes the stage as the imposing Pagliaccio and everyone watches how comedy turns to tragedy when the clown is moved to tears. Music & text by Ruggero Leoncavallo La Vida Breve Not even the protective embrace of family can spare young Salud from the heartbreak waiting at the lips of her lover, the deceitful Paco. Featuring the Carolinas Latin Dance Company Spanish guitarist Aris Quiroga and international recording artist Tomás de San Julián Music by Manuel de Falla Libretto by Carlos Fernández Shaw