The Royal Opera - Rigoletto Reviews
27 March 2017
Dmitri Hvorosyovsky (Rigoletto), Chorus
Woo-Kyung Kim (Il Duca di Mantova), Chorus
Patrizia Ciofi (Gilda), Woo-Kyung Kim (Il Duca di Mantova)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Rigoletto), Patrizia Ciofi (Gilda)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Rigoletto)

Performance reviews

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No. of reviews: 13

The unremitting darkness of this Rigoletto is oddly uplifting
4 Nov 10 / What's on Stage
McVicar presents a dystopian vision of crooked criminality and raw cruelty
20 Oct 10 / Opera Today
Dmitri Hvorostovsky commanded the stage wonderfully
20 Oct 10 / Seen and Heard
Threateningly traditional
18 Oct 10 / ConcertoNet (English)
This is the Royal Opera firing on all cylinders
17 Oct 10 / Classical Source
A great opera, a magnificent production, and a superb performance from Rigoletto
15 Oct 10 / Express
Dmitry Hvorostovsky puts plenty of energy into his portrayal of Rigoletto
14 Oct 10 / Financial Times (via Google)
Opening night was dedicated to the memory of Dame Joan Sutherland
14 Oct 10 / Opera Britannia
A sensational evening
13 Oct 10 / The Guardian
Rigoletto still provokes a deep emotional response both dramatically and musically even today
13 Oct 10 / Music OMH
A revival that is well worth catching
13 Oct 10 / Musical Criticism
An exciting, dashingly conducted, evening
13 Oct 10 / Independent
An above routine account, though hardly a gripping one
13 Oct 10 / The Stage
Welcome return
Patrizia Ciofi as Gilda in the Royal Opera’s Rigoletto.
Production details
Kim, Hvorostovsky/Gavanelli, Ciofi/Sadovnikova, Aceto, Innamorati, Sikora, Druiett, Zhou/Kimberg, Paton, Jakobski
(c) Ettinger/Willis (d) McVicar
Performance dates
11, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 27, 30(m) October, 2, 4, 6 November 2010
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