The San Francisco Opera: Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto
Airs Saturday, August 29, at 12 noon. This week we travel to the San Francisco Opera for their season with a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto.
This production stars ŽeljkoLučić as Rigoletto, AleksandraKurzak as Gilda, and Francesco Demuro as the Duke of Mantua. Also featured are Kendall Gladen as Maddalena, Robert Pomakov as Count Monterone, Andrea Silvestrelli as Sparafucile, Daniel Montenegro as Borsa, Joo Won Kang as Marullo, Renée Rapier as Giovanna, Laura Krumm as Countess Ceprano, and Ryan Kuster as Count Ceprano. Nicola Luisotti will lead the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus, and this production is directed by Harry Silverstein. Dianne Nicolini will host.