Rigoletto

Opera: Work details

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Music title: Rigoletto (1851)
Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave
Work definition: Melodramma in three acts
After: After the play 'Le roi s'amuse' by Victor Hugo
Language: Italian
World premiere: 11 March 1851, Teatro La Fenice, Venice
ROH premiere: 14 May 1853, Royal Italian Opera
ROH company premiere: 29 August 1947, Covent Garden Opera Company, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Productions
Rigoletto (1947) Covent Garden Opera Company (31 performances online)
Rigoletto (1964) Covent Garden Opera Company (13 performances online)
Rigoletto (1988) The Royal Opera (18 performances online)
Rigoletto (2001) The Royal Opera (62 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
30 June 1970 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London