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VenueLongborough Festival Opera
From4th July 2015
To18th July 2015
WhenJul 4,8,10,13,16,18 at 18:30
What is currently on at Longborough Festival Opera (V1570387415)


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:T303220640, opera or operetta:S2071, venue:V1570387415

Production details

All performances of Rigoletto commence at 6.30 pm and will have a dining interval of ninety minutes. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.


Producer Longborough Festival Opera
Conductor Gad Kadosh
Director Caroline Clegg
Design Lara Booth
Lighting Tony Wilcock
Choreographer Gerrard Martin
Director Mark Burns (assistant)
Performer Martin Kronthaler (Rigoletto)
Performer Andrea Tweedale (Gilda)
Performer Robyn Lyn Evans (Duke of Mantua)
Performer Fiona MacDonald (Maddalena - not Jul 16)
Performer Susannah Haberfeld (Maddalena - Jul 16)
Performer Adriana Festeu (Giovanna)
Performer Brendan Collins (Marullo)
Performer Timothy Dawkins (Sparafucile)
Performer Nicolas Leqoux (Count Ceprano)
Performer Susannah Haberfeld (Countess Ceprano - not Jul 16)
Performer Fiona MacDonald (Countess Ceprano - Jul 16)
Performer Christopher Diffey (Borsa)
Performer Howard Quilla Croft (Count Monterone)
Performer Alexander Bevan (tenor)
Performer Stelios Georgiou (tenor)
Performer Edmund Hastings (tenor)
Performer Laurie Slavin (tenor)
Performer Adam Tunnicliffe (tenor)
Performer James Slimings (tenor)
Performer Damian Carter (bass)
Performer Matthew Cooper (bass)
Performer Thomas Hopkinson (bass)
Performer Miles Horner (bass)
Performer Alastair Merry (bass)
Performer Alistair Ollerenshaw (bass)

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