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VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From12th September 2002
To12th October 2002
WhenSep 12,16,19,25,27, Oct 4,9 at 19:30, Oct 12 at 19:00
PricesFrom £4.00. To £140.00.
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)
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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
Music Verdi
Lyrics Francesco Maria Piave
Book by Victor Hugo

Archive :: production:T759805393, opera or operetta:S2071, venue:V377
Current production:Work

Production details

Supported (2001) by The Jean Sainsbury Fund, the Benefactors' Circle and The Friends of Covent Garden.

Special Performances

  • 9 Oct 02 Sign Interpreted


Company Royal Opera
Director David McVicar
Conductor Maurizio Benini
Design Michael Vale
Costume Tanya McCallin
Lighting Paule Constable
Choreographer Leah Hausman
Performer Carlos Alvarez (Rigoletto)
Performer Ramon Vargas (Duke of Mantua)
Performer Patricia Ciofi (Gilda)
Performer Eric Halfverson (Sparafucile - some dates)
Performer Kurt Rydl (Sparafucile - some dates)
Performer Leah-Marian Jones (Maddalena)
Performer Elizabeth Sikora (Giovanna)
Performer Graeme Broadbent (Count Ceprano)
Performer Peter Wedd (Borsa)
Performer Grant Doyle (Marullo)
Performer Darren Jeffery (Monterone)

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