Slideshow: Verdi's Rigoletto from the Met

February 15, 2013
Piotr Beczala as the Duke in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Emalie Savoy as Countess Ceprano and Piotr Beczala as the Duke in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Zeljko Lucic as the title character of Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Act I of Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Piotr Beczala as the Duke and Željko Lucic as Rigoletto in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Stefan Kocan as Sparafucile in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Zeljko Lucic as Rigoletto and Diana Damrau as Gilda in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Diana Damrau as Gilda and Piotr Beczala as the Duke in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Piotr Beczala as the Duke in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Diana Damrau as Gilda and Željko Lucic as the title character in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Željko Lucic as Rigoletto, Diana Damrau as Gilda, Oksana Volkova as Maddalena, and Piotr Beczala as the Duke in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Diana Damrau as Gilda and Stefan Kocan as Sparafucile in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Diana Damrau as Gilda and Željko Lucic as Rigoletto in Verdi's "Rigoletto." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Tune in on Saturday, February 16, at noon CT to hear as Michael Mayer's bold new production locates Verdi's tragedy of lust, betrayal, and revenge in Las Vegas in 1960. Zeljko Lucic sings the title role and Diana Damrau is his beautiful daughter, who falls under the spell of Piotr Beczala's womanizing Duke. Enjoy a slideshow from the performance.

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