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Saturday, December 12, 2015 Permalink

Met Opera: Rigoletto

  

Rigoletto
by Giuseppe Verdi

 

Željko Lučić sings the pinnacle role of the Italian baritone repertory in Michael Mayer’s electrifying production set in 1960 in a Las Vegas casino.

Tenor Piotr Beczala as the licentious Duke. Nadine Sierra is Gilda, Rigoletto’s innocent daughter pursued by the callous Duke.

 

Conductor: Roberto Abbado

 

Cast:

Rigoletto: Željko Lučić  
Gilda: Nadine Sierra  
Duke of Mantua: Piotr Beczala  
Maddalena: Nancy Fabiola Herrera
Sparafucile: Dimitry Ivashchenko

 

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 6 min

 

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