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Rigoletto, 02 November 2019

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave

Conductor: Thomas Blunt

Orchestra: Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra


Rigoletto: Nikoloz Lagvilava

Gilda: Vuvu Mpofu

Duke of Mantua: Matteo Lippi

Sparafucile: Oleg Budaratskiy

Maddalena: Madeleine Shaw

Count Ceprano: Adam Marsden

Matteo Borsa: John Findon

Monterone: Aubrey Allicock

Marullo: Benson Wilson

Countess Ceprano: Eirlys Myfanwy Davies

Giovanna: Natalia Brzezinska

Count Usher: John Mackenzie-Lavansch

Page: Roisin Walsh

Actor: Jofre Caraben van der Meer

Aerialist: Farrell Cox

Production Team

Director: Christiane Lutz

Set Designer: Christian Tabakoff

Costume Designer: Natascha Maraval

Movement Director: Volker Michl

Lighting Designer: Benedikt Zehm

Projection Designer: Anton Trauner

Chorus Director: Aidan Oliver

Assistant Director: Simon Iorio