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Royal Opera House: Rigoletto (U)

Royal Opera House: Rigoletto

In a pitiless world of luxurious decadence, corruption and social decay, Director of The Royal Opera Oliver Mears sets his scene. In his first work for his own Company, Mears brings Verdi’s masterpiece into the modern world. Verdi’s thrilling Rigoletto pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano. This special anniversary screening of Verdi’s Rigoletto celebrates 171 years since its premiere in 1851.


Carlos Álvarez (Rigoletto), Liparit Avetisyan (Duke of Mantua), Lisette Oropesa (Gilda), Brindley Sherratt (Sparafucile), Ramona Zaharia (Maddalena), Eric Greene (Count Monterone), Kseniia Nikolaieva (Giovanna), Dominic Sedgwick (Marullo), Egor Zhuravskii (Borsa), Blaise Malaba (Count Ceprano)

The Royal Opera Chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House


Music - Giuseppe Verdi

Libretto - Francesco Maria Piave

Director - Oliver Mears

Set designer - Simon Lima Holdsworth

Costume designer - Ilona Karas

Lighting designer - Fabiana Piccioli

Movement director - Anna Morrissey

Running time: 3 hours (including one interval)

Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Tickets: Adult £17, Student £11

Ticket price includes £1 admin fee

Accessible seating available by calling the box office

The Beehive will open an hour before the performance. The bar will be open and you will be able to take your seats in the auditorium 30 minutes before the start time. Face masks must be worn unless you are eating or drinking or are exempt. Please read our Covid safety measures ahead of your visit.

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