Verdi’s drama of revenge, in its stunning new production by David McVicar, is filled with some of the composer’s most celebrated music. Sir Edward Downes conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House with a cast which includes Paolo Gavanelli, Marcelo Alvarez, and Christine Schäfer.
Rigoletto: Paolo Gavanelli
Il Duca: Marcelo Alvarez
Gilda: Christine Schäfer
Matteo Borsa: Peter Auty
Count Ceprano: Graeme Broadbent
Countess Ceprano: Dervla Ramsay
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Edward Downes 2000
Director: David McVicar
Set Designer: Michael Vale
Plus: BBC Documentary - Verdi through the looking glass / Illustrated synopsis / Director David McVicar talks about the production / Illustrated synopsis.
Sound: DD 5.1 Surround Sound
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 169 mins