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Rigoletto--Scottish Opera

On tour

Award-winning director Matthew Richardson (The Devil Inside 2016) and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell revive their powerful production of Verdi's masterpiece.  Read more …

Set in a dark and dangerous underworld where cruelty and inhumanity are rife—and women are objects merely to be played with and discarded—it tells the tragic tale of seduction, revenge and a father's suffocating love for his only daughter with a clarity that is completely compelling and utterly heartbreaking.

From the aching naivety of Gilda's first love to the dissolute revelry of 'La donna è mobile', Verdi's score is packed with some of the best-loved music in opera. Internationally-acclaimed baritone Aris Argiris heads up a cast of exciting talent including Lina Johnson, much-praised for her Gilda in Trieste in 2016;  award-winning British tenor Adam SmithDavid Shipley, a recent graduate of the prestigious Jette Parker Young Artist programme; and Scottish Opera Emerging Artists Alexey Gusev, Lucy Anderson and Bethan Langford. British Conductor Rumon Gamba conducts.     

 


 

Where and when?

Theatre Royal, Glasgow from Thursday October 18, 2018, until Saturday October 27, 2018. More info: www.theambassadors.com/theatreroyalglasgow/

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen from Thursday November 1, 2018, until Saturday November 3, 2018. More info: www.hmtaberdeen.com

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh from Friday November 9, 2018, until Saturday November 17, 2018. More info: http://www.edtheatres.com/festival

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness from Tuesday November 20, 2018, until Saturday November 24, 2018. More info: www.eden-court.co.uk

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