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The Met: Live in HD
Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto
Saturday, February 16, 2013
1 p.m. (live) and 6 p.m. (encore)
$25, 20 seniors, $10 children/students
12:15pm - Pre-broadcast discussion in the Wien Experimental Theatre with
Laura Nash, Fairfield University associate professor of musicDirector Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi's towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. In this production, inspired by the antics of the Rat Pack, Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke of Mantua, Željko Lucic is his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto, and Diana Damrau is Rigoletto's daughter, Gilda.