Melodramma in three acts
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Performed in Italian with English translations above the stage
Running time: Approximately 3 hours including two intermissions
Conductor Victor DeRenzi
Stage Director Stephanie Sundine
Scenic Designer David P. Gordon
Costume Designer Howard Tsvi Kaplan
Lighting Designer Ken Yunker
Wigs & Make-up Designer Brittany Rappise
Chorus Master Lindsay Woodward
The Duke of Mantua William Davenport
Rigoletto, his court jester Marco Nisticò
Gilda, Rigoletto’s daughter Hanna Brammer
Sparafucile, a hired assassin Young Bok Kim
Maddalena, his sister Annie Chester
Synopsis and background notes coming soon.
Come early and enjoy a pre-show introduction hosted by a member of the Sarasota Opera music staff 45 minutes before this opera. FREE with your opera ticket. Felding Hall (in the back of the Donna Wolf Steigerwaldt Courtyard).
We are pleased to be performing with the outstanding musicians of the Sarasota Orchestra during our 2019 Fall Season. For more information about the Sarasota Orchestra, visit sarasotaorchestra.org.