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 with Verdi through the looking glass Director David McVicar talks about his production of Rigoletto; Illustrated synopsis
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/29/2013
  • UPC: 809478060055
  • Original Release: 2000
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 2:49:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 42,297

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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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Rigoletto
1. Chapter 1 [3:21]
2. Chapter 2 [13:34]
3. Chapter 3 [4:35]
4. Chapter 4 [17:10]
5. Chapter 5 [9:23]
6. Chapter 6 [7:38]
7. Chapter 7 [5:31]
8. Chapter 8 [10:40]
9. Chapter 9 [8:18]
10. Chapter 10 [13:52]
11. Chapter 11 [5:45]
12. Chapter 12 [6:26]
13. Chapter 13 [10:43]
14. Chapter 14 [18:12]
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Disc #1 -- Rigoletto
   Chapters
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