Rigoletto (Royal Opera House)

Overview

The Royal Opera House mounted this 2000 production of Giuseppe Verdi's seminal opera Rigoletto (1851). It stars Paolo Gavanelli, Marcelo Alvarez and Christine Schäfer; David McVicar directs for the stage, with musical support by the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House. Edward Downes conducts and Leah Hausman choreographs.
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Overview

The Royal Opera House mounted this 2000 production of Giuseppe Verdi's seminal opera Rigoletto (1851). It stars Paolo Gavanelli, Marcelo Alvarez and Christine Schäfer; David McVicar directs for the stage, with musical support by the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House. Edward Downes conducts and Leah Hausman choreographs.
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Special Features

BBC documentary - Verdi through the looking glass; Illustrated synopsis of the opera; Director David McVicar talks about his production of Rigoletto
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/26/2009
  • UPC: 032031083097
  • Original Release: 2000
  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 2:50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 61,005

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
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Rigoletto
   Play
   Act I
      Prelude
      Duet: Rigoletto and Sparafucile
   Act II
      Scene and Aria: Duke
   Act III
      Scene and Canzone: Duke
   Extra Features
      Synopsis
      Verdi: Through the Looking Glass
      David McVicar Interview
   Audio
      Dolby Digital Stereo
      5.1 Dolby Digital Surround
   Subtitles
      English
      Off
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