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Rigoletto

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The Duke of Mantua is an avid devourer of women who simply takes what he wants… and with violence. His jester, Rigoletto, is infamous both for his cunning and lack of pity; the other courtiers resolve to take vengeance on him. Their spies tell them that the jester lives with a beautiful young woman, whom they take to be his lover. She is kidnapped and taken to the count as his next victim. Rigoletto, whose eyes have been bound, aids in the kidnapping, believing the girl to be his neighbour’s daughter or wife. The courtiers are unaware that the girl is in reality Rigoletto’s daughter, and that they are delivering to the count the young beauty whose love he has already won while in disguise. The jester vows revenge and hires a killer. However, the corpse which is presented to him is not that of the count …


Synopsis

Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. In Italien with German surtitles.

Running time 2 hours 30 minutes

Premiere 21 Jun 2008

Next Performances / Casting

06 Nov 2013
07:00 pm - 09:50 pm
 
 
08 Nov 2013
07:00 pm - 09:50 pm
 
 
28 Nov 2013
07:00 pm - 09:50 pm
 
 
01 Dec 2013
07:00 pm - 09:50 pm
 
 

Musical Director: Pier Giorgio Morandi
Staging: Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Set Design: Raimund Bauer
Costume Design: Bettina Walter
Lighting Design: Paul Pyant
Choreography: Denise Sayers
Choir: Pablo Assante

Casting 06 Nov 2013

Duca di Mantova: Rame Lahaj
Rigoletto: Dimitris Tiliakos
Gilda: Elena Gorshunova
Sparafucile: Scott Conner
Maddalena: Tichina Vaughn
Giovanna: Angela Liebold
Monterone: Matthias Henneberg
Marullo: Sebastian Wartig
Borsa Matteo: Simeon Esper
Il Conte Ceprano: Motti Kastón
La Contessa Ceprano: Birgit Fandrey
Paggio: Romy Petrick
Gerichtsdiener: Matthias Beutlich

Men of the Saxon State Opera Choir
Dancer
Supernumeraries
Staatskapelle Dresden

With generous support of the Foundation for Support of the Semperoper

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