Filene Center

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Price $25-$75
This year’s grand opera at the Filene Center tells the tale of a father whose fierce desire to protect his daughter leads to a tragic quest for revenge. Some of Verdi’s most memorable music graces this poignant and unforgettable opera.

RIGOLETTO
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on Victor Hugo’s play Le roi s’amuse
A New Production

CAST IN ORDER OF VOCAL APPEARANCE
Duke of Mantua - Piotr Buszewski
Matteo Borsa, a courtier - Nicholas Nestorak
Countess Ceprano - Melina Jaharis*
Rigoletto, the Duke’s Jester - Kidon Choi
Cavaliere Marullo - Johnathan McCullough
Count Ceprano - Nicholas Newton*
Count Monterone - Joshua Conyers
Sparafucile, an assassin - Patrick Guetti
Gilda, Rigoletto's daughter - Mané Galoyan
Giovanna, Gilda’s nurse - Anastasiia Sidorova*
A Herald - Andrew Gilstrap*
A Page - Esther Tonea*
Maddalena, Sparafucile's sister - Zoie Reams
Men and Women of the Court - Wolf Trap Opera Chorus

*Studio Artist

CREATIVE TEAM
Conductor - Grant Gershon
Director - Paul Curran
Scenic Designer - Erhard Rom
Video & Projections Designer - S. Katy Tucker
Costume Designer - Court Watson
Lighting Designer - Mark Stanley
Wig & Makeup Designer - Anne Nesmith
Chorusmaster - David Hanlon

MUSIC & PRODUCTION STAFF
Assistant Conductor - David Hanlon
Musical Preparation - Nicolò Sbuelz, Christopher Koelzer, Nathan Raskin
Italian Coach - Nicolò Sbuelz
Assistant Director - Andreas Hager
Production Stage Manager - Michael Janney
Assistant Stage Manager - TBD
Supertitle Coordinator - Christopher Koelzer


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