Il Tabarro



The opera Il Tabarro(The Cloak) was composed by Giacomo Puccini to a libretto by Giuseppe Adami based on La Houppelande by Didier Gold. It was first performed at Metropolitan Opera in New York (USA) on 1918-12-14 and published by Ricordi. The opera is set in Paris.

Dramatis Personae:

  • Frugola, Talpa's wife (aged 50) (Mezzosoprano)
  • Giorgetta, Michele's wife (aged 25) (Soprano)
  • L'Innamorata (Soprano)
  • L'Innamorato (Tenor)
  • Luigi, Stevedore (aged 20) (Tenor)
  • Michele, Barge-owner (aged 50) (Baritone)
  • Song-pedlar (Tenor)
  • Talpa, Stevedore (aged 55) (Bass)
  • Tinca, Stevedore (aged 35) (Tenor)
Recordings: 5 56587 2


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