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The Met Opera: Verdi's RIGOLETTO, Feb 16 at 1pm

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Željko Lu?i? as Rigoletto";s

Michael Mayer’s bold new production locates Verdi’s tragedy of lust, betrayal, and revenge in Las Vegas in 1960. Željko Lu?i? sings the title role and Diana Damrau is his beautiful daughter, who falls under the spell of Piotr Beczala’s womanizing Duke.

Synopsis

Cast:

Gilda: Diana Damrau
Maddalena: Oksana Volkova
Duke of Mantua: Piotr Beczala
Rigoletto: Željko Lucic
Sparafucile: Stefan Kocán