Lyric Opera’s Rigoletto

October 14, 2017, 4:30 pm

A scene from Verdi's Rigoletto. Photo by Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera.

The Court Jester returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago. Highlights will be heard by Daniela Dessi, Carlo Bergonzi, Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau and Renata Scotto. Rigoletto’s solo scene will be sung by the great Verdi baritone Leonard Warren.

 

Music

 

Verdi: Rigoletto, “Caro Nome”
Daniela Dessi with Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala
Conducted by Riccardo Muti
Recorded in Milan in 1988
EMI 4 40512 2

Verdi: Rigoletto, “Povero Rigoletto . . . Cortigiani, Vil Razza Dannata”
Leonard Warren with the RCA VICTOR Orchestra and Chorus
Conducted by Renato Cellini
Recorded in New York in 1950
NAXOS 8.110148

Verdi: Rigoletto, “La Donna e Mobile”
Carlo Bergonzi with the Orchestra of La Scala
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Recorded in Milan in 1964
DGG 00289 477 8275

Verdi: Rigoletto, “BellaFigliadell’Amore”
CarloBergonzi, RenataScotto, Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau and Fiorenza Cossotto
Orchestra of La Scala conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Recorded in Milan in 1964
DGG 00289 477 8275