Assassinio nella cattedrale (‘Murder in the Cathedral’)
- John C.G. Waterhouse
Opera in two acts and an intermezzo by Ildebrando Pizzetti to his own libretto, shortened and adapted from Alberto Castelli’s translation of T. S. Eliot’s play Murder in the Cathedral; Milan, Teatro alla Scala, 1 March 1958.
The partial recovery of Pizzetti’s operatic inspiration in the 1950s, after its long sag during the previous two decades and more, was undoubtedly helped by happy choices of subjects and texts. Nowhere is this more the case than in ...