A lecherous Duke, who lives to take his pleasure. His twisted court jester, who lives to take his revenge. Carl St.Clair conducts this season’s semi-staged opera production: Verdi’s Rigoletto
, the composer’s masterpiece of duplicity and deception. A full theatrical experience in the splendor of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Concert Preview Talk with Alan Chapman at 7 p.m.
The opera ends at 10:45 p.m.
Semi-staged opera in Italian with English subtitles
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Everything you need to know about Rigoletto in just one minute
(Video from Opera Australia)
Read more about the personalities of the main characters: So…You Hate Your Boss? What Else Is New?
Learn more about The Tragic Curse of Rigoletto
Read the Full Synopsis
John Iacovelli, scenic designer
Mark Mendelson, scenic design assistant
Ken Smith, lighting designer
David Murakami, visual designer
Katie Wilson, costume coordinator
Pam Marsden, properties coordinator
Chadwick Creative Arts, Supertitles
Costumes Designed by Jane Greenwood
Costumes constructed by Eric Winterling, Inc., New York, NY; Seams Unlimited, Racine, WI; Steppenwolf Costume Shop, Chicago, IL; and Lyric Opera of Chicago Wardrobe Department.
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