Rigoletto on the Lake
Verdi’s Thrilling Masterpiece Performed on the Breathtaking Bregenz Lake StageGiuseppe Verdi’s masterwork–compelling, blood-curdling and beautiful–is being performed forthe first time on thebreathtaking water stage of Lake Constance, Bregenz. One of Verdi’s mostpopular works, Rigolettois an unforgettable tale of a sacrifice and revenge; of a father’s rage anda daughter’s shame. It features several of opera’s best-knownarias-including Rigoletto’spassionate denouncement “Cortigiani, vil razza dannata,” Gilda’s dreamy “Caro nome” and theDuke’s instantly recognizable “La donna è mobile. ”Rigolettowas first performed in 1851 and is thefirst of the extraordinary “middle-period” trio of Verdi masterpieces that also includesLaTraviataandIl Trovatore. Directed and designed by Philipp Stölzl, this timeless tragedy will delight audiences with apowerhouse combination of entertainment and emotional intensity from the spectacular shore of Lake Constance, Bregenz.
PleaseNote: Rigoletto on the Lakecontains a sequence of flashing lights, which might affectviewers who are susceptible to photosensitivity.
PRODUCTION NOTES U.S.
Running Time: 140 minutes (incl. 15-min. intermission)
Start Time: 5:00PM
Rating: Treat as PG-13
Language: Italian, with English subtitles