Directed by Marco Bellocchio, Rigoletto from Mantua stars Placido Domingo in the baritone title role of Rigoletto; Julia Novikova as his innocent daughter Gilda; Vittorio Grigolo as the womanizing Duke; and Ruggero Raimondi as the assassin Sparafucile. The film is recorded in in the Renaissance splendor of Mantua, Italy, in the actual places and hours of the day specified in the libretto. Watch the full program here on the Great Perfomances Web site.
expired11562056702852cove1156 Full Episodeunavailabledisabledshowfalse3992Jonas Kaufmann and Kristine Opolais: "Tu, tu, amore?"The opera stars perform with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and conductor Andris Nelsons.2015-05-29 21:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2015/05/BSO-Manon-Lescaut_Kiss-480x270.jpg2365495679cove3990Andris Nelsons Conducts Intermezzo from Cavalleria RusticanaThe famous Intermezzo from the opera is used in several popular film soundtracks.2015-05-29 21:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2015/05/GPER-Andris_Nelsons-Rustica-480x270.jpg2365495188cove
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