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CapFilm at The Appell Center: Royal Opera House Presents – Rigoletto
April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Synopsis: 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.
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 times: 3 hours (including one intemission)
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles
This is a film presentation. CapFilm passes are not valid for this show