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Details

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 Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Approximate running time 2hrs 30mins

Cast/Performers

Carlo Ventre (until 27 Nov), Peter Bronder (8-11 Dec), Philip Joll (Rigoletto), Grant Dickson (Monterone), Panajotis Iconomou (Sparafucile), Claire Rutter (Gilda), Antonia Sotigiu (Maddalena)

Creatives/Company

Music: Verdi
Lyrics: Francesco Maria Piave
Book by: Victor Hugo
Company: Welsh National Opera
Conductor(s): Julian Smith (except 20-27 Nov), Antony Walker (20-27 Nov)
Design: Joe Vanek
Lighting: Nick Chelton

Rigoletto

Rigoletto (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01276744784. Details of all Rigoletto archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2071

Archive Listings

8 Dec 99
to
11 Dec 99
New Theatre
Oxford
Oxfordshire
24 Nov 99
to
27 Nov 99
Liverpool Empire Theatre
Liverpool
Merseyside
17 Nov 99
to
20 Nov 99
Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham
West Midlands
10 Nov 99
to
12 Nov 99
Grand Opera House
Belfast
Belfast
3 Nov 99
to
6 Nov 99
Bristol Hippodrome
Bristol
City of Bristol
27 Oct 99
to
30 Oct 99
Mayflower Theatre
Southampton
Hampshire
21 Oct 99
to
23 Oct 99
New Theatre
Cardiff
Glamorgan

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