Adriana Lecouvreur


Cilea’s four-act opera of jealousy and tangled love, first performed in Milan in 1902, is based on the true-life story of Adriana Lecouvreur, an 18th-Century actress at the Comédie Française, whose rival for the love of Maurizio, Count of Saxony, is the married Principessa di Bouillon. Mirella Freni sings the title part in this production, Gianandrea Gavazzeni conducts the Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala.

Additional Info

  • No: A00007079
  • Composer: Francesco Cilèa
  • Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
  • Orchestra: Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
  • Artists: Mirella Freni, Peter Dvorksky, Ivo Vinco, Fiorenza Cossotto
  • Production year: 1989
  • Run time: 02:37:00
  • Director: Stage Director: Lamberto Puggelli
  • Producers: Unitel
  • Format: 4:3
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