Sadler's Wells Opera, Giuseppe Verdi - Rigoletto - Highlights In English album flac
Title: Rigoletto - Highlights In English
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Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play Le roi s'amuse by Victor Hugo. It was first performed at La Fenice in Venice on March 11, 1851. It is considered by many to be the first of the operatic masterpieces of Verdi's middle-to-late career. Verdi was commissioned to write a new opera by the La Fenice opera house in Venice in 1850, at a time when he was already a well-known composer with a degree of freedom in choosing the works he would prefer to set to music
Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto Story (2005) is a film version of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Rigoletto (libretto by Francesco Maria Piave). Filmed in Siena in 2002, it was directed by Gianfranco Fozzi and produced by David Guido Pietroni and Maurizio De Santis distributed worldwide by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Rigoletto, the Duke's jester (baritone) – Roberto Servile. Gilda, his daughter (soprano) – Inva Mula. Duke of Mantua (tenor) – Marcelo Álvarez.
Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto Highlights.
Perhaps the opera might have been still more telling if Verdi had been allowed to follow Victor Hugo's original plot, in which the putrescence emanates not from a mere Duke, but from a king. Still, we get the point: there is something rotten in this state. That, it has to be said, makes Rigoletto's daughter Gilda problematic, her utter virtuousness hard to swallow. Nor does Rigoletto's fondness for her seem as healthy as Verdi presumably intended. The sack in which she dies is as stifling as his love. Sadler's Wells, to 24 Feb (0171- 713 6000), then Poole Arts Centre, 27 Feb to 2 Mar (022). More about Bribes & Corruption English National Opera Sadler's Wells Theatre. Independent culture newsletter.
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. Operas by Giuseppe Verdi.
|A1||Prelude Introduction, Shall I Bind Me|
|A2||Duet - Love To The Heart|
|A3||Ah, How Dear To Me That Name|
|A4||Chorus Of Courtiers|
|A5||Vile Race Of Courtiers|
|B1||Duet - On Every Sunday Morning|
|B2||Wayward As Thistledown|
|B3||Quartet - Why Need You Be So Coy?|
|B4||Final Duet - 'Twas My Own Fault|
|CLP 1600||Sadler's Wells Opera*, Giuseppe Verdi||Sadler's Wells Opera*, Giuseppe Verdi - Rigoletto (LP, Mono)||His Master's Voice||CLP 1600||UK||Unknown|
|SP 8606||Sadler's Wells Opera*, Sadler's Wells Orchestra, James Lockhart||Sadler's Wells Opera*, Sadler's Wells Orchestra, James Lockhart - Rigoletto, Highlights (LP)||Capitol Records||SP 8606||US||1965|