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Met Opera: "Rigoletto" Returns To Las Vegas With Hvorostovsky

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

Michael Mayer's transformation of Verdi's tragic opera from the ducal palace in Mantua, circa 1600, to a Las Vegas casino, circa 1960, is no less spectacular (or eye-rolling, depending on one's tolerance for the unorthodox) than when it premiered in January.

New Opera Goes To Sin City

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 03.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Diana Damrau recalled when she learned the Metropolitan Opera's new production of "Rigoletto" would be set in the glitzy Rat Pack-era...