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Rigoletto: Opera National de Paris

Paris, Opéra Bastille — Main Auditorium

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About the Event

Claus Guth's staging of Verdi’s 'Rigoletto' was the first acclaimed collaboration between the successful German stage director and the Paris Opera.

Monstrous and heart‐rending, grotesque and sublime, the title role of Rigoletto demonstrates Verdi’s incomparable capacity to apply the bel canto style to verismo theater.

Sung in Italian, with surtitles in English and French.


the presentation of a health pass is required to have access to the Palais Garnier and Opera Bastille.

The Health Pass is in the form of a QR Code, to be imported into your Tousanticovid‐carnet application ('scan the QR Code' function), or printed from the Ameli.fr website. Access to performances will be authorised if the pass certifies:

*either complete vaccination*
*or a negative PCR or Antigen test less than 48 hours old,
*or a positive RT‐PCR or antigenic test result confirming recovery from Covid, at least 15 days old and less than six months old.

- Spectators will be refused entry to the theater if they do not respect the conditions required by the health pass.
- Spectators must bring this health proof as well as a picture ID.
- We invite spectators to make arrangements to arrive in advance (1 hour before the beginning of the performance), as the verification of the passes may increase the access time to the rooms.

For more information, you can also visit: https://www.gouvernement.fr/info‐coronavirus/pass‐sanitaire

Spectators not residing in France will need to carry an official health document, pending the implementation of a European system.

In accordance with Ministry of Health guidelines, the Pass is required for adults and children over the age of 11.

Cast / Production

Conductor, Dan Ettinger — 23, 26, 29 oct., 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 15 nov. 2021
Giacomo Sagripanti — 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, 24 nov. 2021
Stage Director, Claus Guth
Sets, Christian Schmidt
Costumes, Christian Schmidt
Lighting, Olaf Winter
Dramaturgy, Konrad Kuhn
Video, Andi A. Muller
Chorus Master, José Luis Basso

Il Duca di Mantova : Dmitry Korchak (23,26,29 Oct.,1,4,7,10,13,15 Nov.), Joseph Calleja 5,8,11,14,17,20,24 Nov.

Rigoletto : Ludovic Tézier (23,26,29 Oct.,1,4,7,10,13,15 Nov.), Željko Lučić (5,8,11,14,17,20,24 Nov.)

Gilda : Nadine Sierra (23,26,29 Oct.,1,4,7,10,13,15 Nov.), Irina Lungu (5,8,11,14,17,20,24 Nov.)

Sparafucile : Goderdzi Janelidze

Maddalena : Justina Gringyté

Giovanna : Cassandre Berthon

Il Conte di Monterone : Bogdan Talos

Marullo : Jean‐Luc Ballestra

Matteo Borsa : Maciej Kwaśnikowski

Il Conte di Ceprano : Timothée Varon

La Contessa : Izabella Wnorowska‐Pluchart

Paggio della Duchessa : Lise Nougier (23,26,29 Oct.,1,4,7,10,13,15 Nov.), Marine Chagnon (5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, 24 Nov.)

Usciere di Corte : Pierpaolo Palloni


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