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VenueThe National Opera House
Other spaces: Wexford Opera House, Theatre Royal
From18th October 2002
To1st November 2002
WhenOct 18,21,24,27, Nov 1 at 15:30
What is currently on at The National Opera House (V1850998411)


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:T528219238, opera or operetta:S2071, venue:V1850998411
Current production:Work

Wexford Festival Opera 2002

Sung in Italian. From October 18th, the Festival again presents the hugely popular Opera Scenes. These offer three different mainstream operas in ninety-minute versions performed in the original language with piano accompaniment, principal characters and costumes. For 2002 the operas are Verdi's Rigoletto, Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Mozart's Don Giovanni. All performances take place in the intimate surroundings of The Barn, White's Hotel. White's Hotel The Barn


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