RIGOLETTO Protti, Tucci, Poggi (NHK 1961) (DVD)
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RIGOLETTO Protti, Tucci, Poggi (NHK 1961) (DVD)

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An exciting and moving live performance from 1961 of Verdi’s great operatic tragedy. Aldo Protti, Gabriella Tucci, and Gianni Poggi provide a lesson in Verdi vocal and dramatic style. The NHK Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Arturo Basile. Embedded Japanese subtitles remain on screen throughout. Optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
B&W, 127 minutes, 4:3, All regions

RIGOLETTO
Opera in Three Acts
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave,
after Victor Hugo’s “Le Roi s’amuse”

Cast:
Rigoletto - Aldo Protti
Gilda - Gabriella Tucci
The Duke - Gianni Poggi
Sparafucile - Paolo Washington
Countess Ceprano / Maddalena - Anna Di Stasio
Monterone - Silvano Pagliuca
Giovanna - Amalia Pini
Borsa - Athos Cesarini
Marullo - Arturo La Porta
Count Ceprano - Giorgio Onesti
A Page - Kazuko Matsuuchi
A Guard - Hiroshi Sakamoto

NHK Symphony Orchestra
Nikikai Chorus Group
Fujiwara Opera Chorus & Tokyo Choraliers
Arturo Basile, conductor

Live performance, October 3, 1961
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan