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Thursday
28.02.2013

Rigoletto

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Volksoper Wien

Thursday 28. February 2013
Beginn: 19:00 Uhr

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Duration: 2 Hours 45 Minutes, Intermissions: 1

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Verdi's seventeenth opera, along with the two other works of his "popular trilogy" ("Il Trovatore", "La Traviata"), enabled the composer to finally ascend to universal world fame. Director Stephen Langridge and designer Richard Hudson have set the action in a world in which absolute power and glamour collide with the wretchedness of the excluded. Rigoletto's daughter Gilda grows up in complete isolation, and her love for the tenor hero leads to the first and final decision of her life ...

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Regisseur Stephen Langridge und sein Ausstatter Richard Hudson lassen die Handlung in einer Welt spielen, in der Machtvollkommenheit und Glamour auf das Elend der Ausgegrenzten prallen. Rigolettos Tochter Gilda wächst in völliger Isolation auf, die Liebe zum Tenorhelden führt zur ersten und letzten Entscheidung ihres Lebens ...

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