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The opera written in 1859 mixes comic elements in a tragic love story. Riccardo is a leader loved by his people but surrounded by conspirators. He also nurses a secret shame: he adores Amelia, the wife of his closest friend and loyal minister, Renato. New Production. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time 3 hours 30 mins.Performers Marcelo Alvarez (Gustavus III), Karita Mattila (Amelia), Thomas Hampson (Anckarstroem), Camilla Tilling (Oscar), Elisabetta Fiorillo (Madame Arvidson), Giovan Battista Parodi (Count Ribbing), Matthew Rose (Count Horn), Jared Holt (Christian), Andrew Kennedy (Minister of Justice).
Music Verdi (1859). Producer Royal Opera House. Corporate Sponsor Lehman Brothers (2005). Director Mario Martone. Conductor Antonio Pappano. Design Sergio Tramonti. Costume Bruno Schwengl.
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