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From the moment he wrote it, Verdi knew he had a hit on his hands. The story had everything: royalty, loyalty, deformity, devotion, lust and revenge. Love and vengeance meet in the darkness and the opera draws to its dramatic, devastating conclusion. The morning after Rigoletto’s triumphant premiere, the show’s sensational melody rang out in the streets: a hit for ever after.
Opera Australia is bringing Elijah Moshinsky’s classic production of Verdi’s Rigoletto back to the Melbourne stage in full La Dolce Vita glamour. Booming baritone and rising opera star, Mongolian Amartuvshin Enkhbat will make his Australian debut as the clown faced Rigoletto.