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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 New Production set in the White House during the Kennedy era. An exciting new look at this well-known opera. . Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time 2 hours 30 minutes.Performers Joseph Calleja (to Jun 14), Carlo Scibelli (from Jun 18), Vassily Gerello (Rigoletto), alan Fairs (Monterone), Iain Paterson (Sparafucile), Natalie Christie (Gilda), Anna Burford (Maddalena).
Music Verdi. Lyrics Francesco Maria Piave. Book by Victor Hugo. Company Welsh National Opera. Conductor Patrick Summers (to Jun 22). Conductor Simon Phillippo (from Jun 25). Producer James Macdonald. Design Robert Innes Hopkins. Lighting Paule Constable.
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