The Royal Opera - Rigoletto Reviews
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Vittorio Grigolo (Duke of Mantua), Chorus
Dimitri Platanias (Rigoletto), Ekaterina Siurina (Gilda)
Vittorio Grigolo (Duke of Mantua), ZhenhZhong Zhou (Marullo), Pablo Bemsch (Borsa), Chorus
Dimitri Platanias (Rigoletto), Ekaterina Siurina (Gilda)
Dimitri Platanias (Rigoletto)

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No. of reviews: 16

Rigoletto by satellite
19 Apr 12 / Seen and Heard
To see Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, one no longer has to go as far as London
19 Apr 12 / The Jerusalem Post
McVicar’s popular, returning production is almost ruined by the preening of miscast tenor Vittorio Grigolo
13 Apr 12 / Telegraph
Dimitri Platanias offers an awe-inspiring baritone in the title role
11 Apr 12 / The Guardian
A rare experience at the highest quality calibre
5 Apr 12 / Musical Criticism
Dimitri Platanias was rock-solid as the eponymous jester
5 Apr 12 / What's on Stage
The opera novice: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
4 Apr 12 / Telegraph
Rigoletto at Royal Opera House gives a fillip to the company's lacklustre season
3 Apr 12 / Telegraph
Vittorio Grigolo is a show-stealer
3 Apr 12 / Evening Standard
An evening of mixed fortunes
3 Apr 12 / The Opera Critic
It’s a thrilling night
3 Apr 12 / The Stage
New life in an old production in Covent Garden
3 Apr 12 / Music OMH
The selling point of this revival is the two male leads
2 Apr 12 / Classical Source
Grigolo needs handling with care if he is not to follow the same career path as Villazón
2 Apr 12 / Seen and Heard
John Eliot Gardiner conducts this revival with urgency and impulse
31 Mar 12 / Independent
A creaking set sets the tone for a rather weary revival of Verdi's tragedy
31 Mar 12 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Grigolo/Meli, Platanias, Siurina/Crowe, Rose, Rice, Sikora, Montresor, Zhou, Bemsch, Kim, Gaspar, Cliffe, Hazell
(c) Gardiner (d) McVicar
Performance dates
30 March, 2, 4, 7, 11, 14(m), 17, 21 April 2012
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