Metropolitan Opera 2/23/2019: Rigoletto

Feb 23, 2019

The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Verdi’s gripping tragedy Rigoletto. The cast stars soprano Nadine Sierra as the innocent Gilda, tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the lascivious Duke, and baritone Roberto Frontali in the title role as the embittered jester who tries to shield his daughter from a corrupt world. Bass Štefan Kocán is the assassin Sparafucile, and mezzo-soprano Ramona Zaharia is his sister Maddalena. Nicola Luisotti conducts the performance. 

Listen to the live broadcast on Classical IPR on Saturday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET.