Daily Archives: July 5, 2007

Rigoletto – the opera that is (eventually) set in Mantua

Rigoletto (1850) is the first operatic masterpiece of Giuseppe Verdi, born in Piacenza, (home of Donatella and Milena) and practitioner in Milan. The opera is based on the controversial play by Victor Hugo, “Le Roi S’amuse”. In fact the 1832 … Continue reading

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