Rigoletto (Royal Opera House)

Rigoletto (Royal Opera House)

Director: Sue Judd, David McVicar

Cast: Marcelo Alvarez, Peter Auty


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This performance of Giuseppe Verdi's opera, Rigoletto was directed by David McVicar.


This performance of Giuseppe Verdi's opera, Rigoletto was directed by David McVicar.

Product Details

Release Date:
Original Release:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
[Wide Screen]
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]

Special Features

BBC documentary "Verdi Through the Looking Glass"; Director David McVicar talks about his production of "Rigoletto"; Illustrated synopsis of the opera; Illustrated booklet with biographies in English, French, and German

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marcelo Alvarez Duke of Mantua
Peter Auty Matteo Borsa
Graeme Broadbent Count Ceprano
Dervla Ramsay Countess Ceprano
Paolo Gavanelli Rigoletto
Quentin Hayes Marulio
Giovanni Battista Parodi Count Monterone
Eric Halfvarson Sparafucile
Christine Schäfer Gilda
Elizabeth Sikora Giovanna
Andrea Hazell Page
Nigel Cliffe Court Usher
Graciela Araya Maddalena
Edward Downes Conductor

Technical Credits
Sue Judd Director
David McVicar Director
Leah Hausman Choreography
Tanya McCallin Costumes/Costume Designer
Michael Vale Set Decoration/Design
Frances Whitaker Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Prelude [3:21]
2. Introduction [13:34]
3. Duet: Rigoletto and Sparafucile [4:35]
4. Scene and Duet: Gilda and Rigoletto [17:10]
5. Scene and Duet: Gilda and Duke [9:23]
6. Scene and Aria: Gilda [7:38]
7. Scene and Chorus: First Finale [5:31]
8. Scene and Aria: Duke [10:40]
9. Scene and Aria: Rigoletto [8:18]
10. Scene and Duet: Gilda and Rigoletto [13:52]
11. Scene and Canzone: Duke [5:45]
12. Quartet: Gilda, Maddalena, Duke and Rigoletto [6:26]
13. Scene, Trio and Tempest: Gilda, Maddalena and Sparafucile [10:43]
14. Scene and Final Duet: Gilda and Rigoletto [18:12]

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