VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces at this venue include: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From14th December 2017
To16th January 2018
WhenDec 14,21,23, Jan18 4,6,11,13,16 at 19:30. Dec 19 at 12:00
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)


Rigoletto, the hunchbacked court jester wants revenge. His beloved daughter, Gilda, has been abducted and seduced by the Duke and he hires a hit-man to assassinate him. Tragedy prevails in Verdi's masterpiece of love, lust and betrayal. Based on Hugo's Le roi s'amuse. First performed at La Fenice in Venice on 11 March 1851
Music Verdi
Lyrics Francesco Maria Piave
Book by Victor Hugo

Archive :: production:T1093396035, opera or operetta:S2071, venue:V377
Current production:Work

Production details

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.


Producer Royal Opera House
Conductor Alexander Joel
Director David McVicar
Design Michael Vale
Costume Tanya McCallin
Lighting Paule Constable
Director Leah Hausman (movement director)
Company Royal Opera Chorus
Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Performer Michael Fabiano (Duke of Mantua - some dates)
Performer Ivan Magri (Duke of Mantua - some dates)
Performer Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Rigoletto - some dates)
Performer Dimitri Platanias (Rigoletto - some dates)
Performer Sofia Fomina (Gilda - some dates)
Performer Lucy Crowe (Gilda - some dates)
Performer Andrea Mastroni (Sparafucile)
Performer Nadia Krasteva (Maddalena)
Performer Sarah Pring (Giovanna - some dates)
Performer Kathleen Wilkinson (Giovanna - some dates)
Performer James Rutherford (Count Monterone - some dates)
Performer Darren Jeffery (Count Monterone - some dates)
Performer Dominic Sedgwick (Marullo)
Performer Thomas Atkins (Matteo Borsa)
Performer Simon Shibambu (Count Ceprano)
Performer Simon Shibambu (Count Ceprano)
Performer Francesca Chiejina (Countess Ceprano)
Performer Jacquelyn Stucker (Countess Ceprano)

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