Rigoletto (online broadcast 16, 23 and 30 May 7 p.m. CET)

Giuseppe Verdi

Opera in three acts

Libretto: Francesco Maria after Victor Hugo’s play Le roi s’amuse

World premiere: 11 March 1851, Gran Teatro La Fenice, Venice

Polish premiere: 8 November 1853, Teatr Wielki, Warsaw

Premiere of this production: 12 March 1997

 

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Opera in three acts

Libretto: Francesco Maria after Victor Hugo’s play Le roi s’amuse

World premiere: 11 March 1851, Gran Teatro La Fenice, Venice

Polish premiere: 8 November 1853, Teatr Wielki, Warsaw

Premiere of this production: 12 March 1997

 

CONDUCTOR

Patrick Fournillier

 

DIRECTOR

Gilberto Deflo

 

SET DESIGNER

Ezio Frigerio

 

COSTUME DESIGNER

Franca Squarciapino

 

CHOREOGRAPHY

Zofia Rudnicka

 

LIGHTING DIRECTOR

Stanisław Zięba

 

CHORUS MASTER

Mirosław Janowski

 

Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera

Polish National Ballet

 

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CAST

 

Duke of Mantua – Ho-Yoon Chung

Rigoletto – Jorge Lagunes

Gilda – Aleksandra Kubas-Kruk

Sparafucile – Łukasz Konieczny

Maddalena – Anna Bernacka

Count Monterone – Iurie Maimescu

Marullo – Sławomir Kowalewski

Borsa – Krzysztof Szmyt

Count Ceprano – Jasin Rammal-Rykała

Countess Ceprano – Bożena Bujnicka

Giovanna – Elżbieta Wróblewska

A Page – Magdalena Freino

Commander of the Guard – Paweł Trojak