Rigoletto (2004)

   
 
Music by Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
after a play by Victor Hugo

Sung in Italian

Conducted by Michael Morgan
Directed by David Cox
Set Design by Peter Crompton
  Performances:
Evening: Jul. 10, 13, 16; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Aug. 18; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA



Cast (in order of appearance):

Duke of Mantua: Todd Geer
Borsa: Wayne J. Davis
Countess Ceprano: Stacey Cornell*
Rigoletto: Hector Vasquez
Marullo: David Britton
Count Ceprano: John Minagro
Monterone: Bojan Knezevic
Sparafucile: Kirk Eichelberger
Gilda: Marnie Breckenridge*
Giovanna: Darla Wigginton
Maddalena: Layna Chianakas*

* Festival Opera debut
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The Duke of Mantua (Todd Geer) and
Rigoletto (Hector Vasquez).
Photo by David Kingsbury
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Gilda (Marnie Breckenridge) and Rigoletto.
Photo by David Kingsbury
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Sparafucile (Kirk Eichelberger) and his
sister, Maddalena (Layna Chianakas).
Photo by Tom Bacon
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Rigoletto comforts his
distraught daughter.
Photo by David Kingsbury