• Wolf Trap: Verdi's Rigoletto | Wolf Trap Opera | National Symphony Orchestra

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    Name: Wolf Trap: Verdi's Rigoletto | Wolf Trap Opera | National Symphony Orchestra
    Date: August 3, 2018
    Time: 8:15 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    This year’s grand opera at the Filene Center tells the tale of a father whose fierce desire to protect his daughter leads to a tragic quest for revenge. Some of Verdi’s most memorable music graces this poignant and unforgettable opera.

    RIGOLETTO
    Music by Giuseppe Verdi
    Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on Victor Hugo’s play Le roi s’amuse
    A New Production

    CAST IN ORDER OF VOCAL APPEARANCE 
    Duke of Mantua - Piotr Buszewski
    Matteo Borsa, a courtier - Nicholas Nestorak
    Countess Ceprano - Melina Jaharis*
    Rigoletto, the Duke’s Jester - Kidon Choi
    Cavaliere Marullo - Johnathan McCullough
    Count Ceprano - Nicholas Newton*
    Count Monterone - Joshua Conyers
    Sparafucile, an assassin - Patrick Guetti
    Gilda, Rigoletto's daughter - Mané Galoyan
    Giovanna, Gilda’s nurse - Anastasiia Sidorova*
    A Herald - Andrew Gilstrap*
    A Page - Esther Tonea*
    Maddalena, Sparafucile's sister - Zoie Reams
    Men and Women of the Court - Wolf Trap Opera Chorus

    *Studio Artist

    CREATIVE TEAM 
    Conductor - Grant Gershon
    Director - Paul Curran
    Scenic Designer - Erhard Rom
    Video & Projections Designer - S. Katy Tucker 
    Costume Designer - Court Watson
    Lighting Designer - Mark Stanley
    Wig & Makeup Designer - Anne Nesmith
    Chorusmaster - David Hanlon

    MUSIC & PRODUCTION STAFF 
    Assistant Conductor - David Hanlon
    Musical Preparation - Nicolò Sbuelz, Christopher KoelzerNathan Raskin
    Italian Coach - Nicolò Sbuelz
    Assistant Director - Andreas Hager 
    Production Stage Manager - Michael Janney 
    Assistant Stage Manager - TBD
    Supertitle Coordinator - Christopher Koelzer

    Location:

    The Filene Center
    1551 Trap Road
    Vienna, VA

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