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      Musica a Palazzo: Rigoletto in Venice

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      July 5, 2012

      Thursday   8:30 PM (on various days)

      Fondamenta Duodo o Barbarigo
      Venice, Venezia San marco 2504

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      Musica a Palazzo: Rigoletto

      Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, on a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It was first performed at La Fenice Theatre in Venice on March 11th, 1851.

      It is an intense drama of passion, betrayal, filial love and revenge. The core theme of this tragedy is the curse that triggers off the unstoppable and tragic fall of Rigoletto: “The whole subject is in that curse, that becomes even moral” (G. Verdi).

      The first act of the opera is set in Tiepolo’s Room, where Anthony Knight’s wonderful costumes, inspired by 18th century styles, perfectly espouse the sumptuous baroque furniture of the Palace.

      Rigoletto’s story develops through the halls of the Palace where candle lights create the backlighting effects of a Caravaggio painting, exalting the drama of the Opera.

      Please note the Venue Information, Directions, and Map to this concert location.

      From April 1st, during the interval of the performance and surrounded by the magical setting facing the Grand Canal, Musica a Palazzo offers you a glass of Prosecco, soft drinks, and fine liqueurs.

      Please note: Musica a Palazzo is an officially registered Cultural Association. Audience members purchase a Membership Card (price as indicated), including personal identification data. This card covers admission to the event. No further charges or tickets are required.

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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