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Washington National Opera: Rigoletto

  • Mar. 29 - Apr. 13, 2008
  • Opera House
  • 2 hrs. 35 min.
  • $45.00 - $300.00
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Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Giovanni Reggioli, conductor
Catherine Malfitano, director 

As the libertine Duke of Mantua's jaded jester, Rigoletto is known for sparing no one his biting and often vicious sarcasm. But when courtiers abduct Rigoletto's beloved daughter, Gilda, for the Duke's enjoyment, a curse and misdirected revenge bring tragedy and are Rigoletto's undoing.

Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
Performance Length - 2 hours, 35 minutes, with two intermissions
Act I:  53 min.
 Intermission: 20 min.
Act II:  30 min.
 Intermission: 20 min.
Act III:  31 min.

WNO Access to Opera Ticket Program:  For performances on Thursday, Apr. 3 and Tuesday,  
Apr. 8, tickets at the special price of $25 each are available for day-of purchase, in person at the 
KC box office beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Artist Q&A: Following the Sunday matinee performances (Apr. 6 and 13), join WNO's artists and
artistic staff for a unique opportunity to ask questions about this production.
All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

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