RIGOLETTO

THU, APR 9, 2020  |   7 PM
SAT, APR 11, 2020  |   8 PM
Andrew Jackson Hall, TPAC

Rigoletto the jester, despised by all save his beautiful daughter, is powerless to protect her from the lechery of the Duke he serves. Verdi’s lush (and famous!) melodies blend with dark intrigue in this tale of a father’s vengeance. From the elegant world of courtiers to a dangerous riverfront inn, Rigoletto soon discovers that revenge can be a double-edged sword.

Music by Giuseppe Verdi

Directed by John Hoomes
Featuring the Nashville Opera Orchestra
Sung in Italian with projected English titles

 
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Rigoletto | Michael Mayes
Gilda | Kathryn Lewek
Duke of Mantua | Zach Borichevsky
Sparafucile | Christian Zaremba
Maddalena/Giovanna | Kaylee Nichols*
Count Monterone | David Crawford
Borsa (cover, Duke) | Michael Anderson*
Marullo (cover, Rigoletto) | Spencer Reichman*
Countess/Page (cover, Gilda) | Helen Huang*

* Mary Ragland Young Artists

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Michael Mayes

Rigoletto

Kaylee Nichols

Maddalena | Giovanna

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Spencer Reichman

Marullo

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Kathryn Lewek

Gilda

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David Crawford

Monterone

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Helen Huang

Countess | Page

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Zach Borichevsky

Duke

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Borsa

Michael Anderson

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Christian Zaremba

Sparafucile

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Mark Whatley

Ceprano


John Hoomes

Stage Director

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Dean Williamson

Conductor

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Amy Tate Williams

Chorusmaster | Accompanist