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Rigoletto - 8 October 2001 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Edward Downes
Chorus Director Terry Edwards
Concert Master Peter Manning
Cast
Duke of Mantua Marcelo Álvarez
Matteo Borsa
a courtier
Peter Auty
Count Ceprano
a courtier
Graeme Broadbent
Countess Ceprano Dervla Ramsay
Rigoletto
court jester
Paolo Gavanelli
Marullo
a courtier
Quentin Hayes
Count Monterone Giovan Battista Parodi
Sparafucile
a professional assassin
Eric Halfvarson
Gilda
Rigoletto's daughter
Christine Schäfer
Giovanna
Gilda's nurse
Elizabeth Sikora
Page Andrea Hazell
Court usher Nigel Cliffe
Maddalena
Sparafucile's sister
Graciela Araya
Ladies and gentlemen of the court, servants The Royal Opera Chorus
Extra Chorus
Actors
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Surtitled by: David Edwards
Durations: Act I: 65 minutes, Interval: 25 minutes, Act II: 35 minutes, Interval: 20 minutes, Act III: 36 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet for 8 October 2001 (in Royal Opera House Collections)