Revenge Is a Fool’s Game
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Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Premiered March 11, 1851, La Fenice (Venice, Italy)
Verdi’s Italian masterpiece opens Opera Colorado’s 40th Anniversary Season, featuring unforgettable music, including the effervescent “La donna è mobile.” The jaded jester Rigoletto serves the reckless Duke of Mantua and his hedonistic court. Little does Rigoletto know the womanizing duke has seduced his naive daughter, Gilda. How far will Rigoletto go to protect his only family?
November 5, 8, 11, 13 | 2022
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex
Performed in Italian, with English and Spanish subtitles at every seat and English Supertitles above the stage.
Estimated Length: 2 hours, and 40 minutes
*Join us one hour prior to each performance at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for a free and insightful pre-performance.
Costumes provided by Sarasota Opera Association, Inc.
Sets provided by the New Orleans Opera Association.
The 40th Anniversary Season is generously sponsored by Marcia & Dick Robinson.
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