Synonyms for sparafucile or Related words with sparafucile
Examples of "sparafucile"
, Rodolfo ("La Sonnambula"), Elmiro (Rossini’s
Alastair Miles has sung at the Metropolitan Opera (
/ Monterone "Simon Boccanegra" Fiesco "Un Ballo in Maschera" Tom
He made his operatic debut in 1931 as
Gilda, who still loves the Duke despite knowing him to be unfaithful, returns dressed as a man and stands outside the house. Maddalena, who is smitten with the Duke, begs
to spare his life.
reluctantly promises her that if by midnight another victim can be found, he will kill the other instead of the Duke. Gilda, overhearing this exchange, resolves to sacrifice herself for the Duke, and enters the house.
stabs her and she collapses, mortally wounded.
Preoccupied with the old man's curse, Rigoletto approaches his house and is accosted by the assassin
, who walks up to him and offers his services. Rigoletto declines for the moment, but leaves open the possibility of hiring
later, should the need arise.
wanders off, after repeating his own name a few times. Rigoletto contemplates the similarities between the two of them: "Pari siamo!" ("We are alike!");
kills men with his sword, and Rigoletto uses "a tongue of malice" to stab his victims. Rigoletto opens a door in the wall and returns home to his daughter Gilda. They greet each other warmly: "Figlia!" "Mio padre!" ("Daughter!" "My father!"). Rigoletto has been concealing his daughter from the Duke and the rest of the city, and she does not know her father's occupation. Since he has forbidden her to appear in public, she has been nowhere except to church and does not even know her own father's name.
From 2009 to 2011 he was engaged at the National Theater Mannheim performing Gurnemanz, Hagen, Hunding, Fafner, Veit Pogner, König Heinrich, Basilio, Timur,
, Sarastro, Baron Ochs, and Osmin.
Giuseppe Verdi: "Macbeth" Banquo, "Un ballo in maschera" Count Horn, "La Traviata" Dr. Grenville, "Il Trovatore" Ferrando, "Simon Boccanegra" Fiesco, "Rigoletto"
& Monterone, "Otello" Lodovico, "Aida" The King & Ramphis
He sings Caronte, Plutone (Pluto), Il Commendatore, Sarastro, Don Basilio,
, Colline... in Nabucco, Tannhäuser, Khovanshchina, Carmen, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Die Frau ohne Schatten, The Phantom of the Opera. In Brussels he
As the opera progresses, the reprise of the tune in the following scenes exemplifies a sense of confusion, as Rigoletto realizes that from the sound of the Duke's lively voice coming from within the tavern (offstage), the body in the sack over which he had grimly triumphed, was not that of the Duke after all: Rigoletto had paid
, an assassin, to kill the Duke, but
had deceived Rigoletto by indiscriminately killing Gilda, Rigoletto's beloved daughter, instead. The song is an irony, as no character in the opera presents traits associated with rationality; every character may be considered callous and "" ("inconstant").
The winner, bass David Parkin, performed the role of
in a performance of "Rigoletto" on 24 October 2006. Two other finalists, soprano Emily Burke and tenor Roy Best, impressed the judges sufficiently to be offered places in the same performance, performing the roles of Gilda and the Duke of Mantua respectively in the final act.
Ghiaurov made his Metropolitan Opera debut on 8 November 1965 as Mephistofele. He sang a total of 81 performances in ten roles there, last appearing there on October 26, 1996, as
in "Rigoletto". During the course of his career, he also performed at Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre, the Vienna State Opera, Covent Garden, and Paris Opéra.
Riccardo Stracciari (Rigoletto); Mercedes Capsir (Gilda); Dino Borgioli (Mantua); Ernesto Dominici (
); Anna Masetti Bassi (Maddalena); Diulio Baronte (Monterone); Aristide Baracchi (Marullo); Ida Mannarini (Giovanna/Contessa). (La Scala Milan soloists chorus and orchestra.) Conductor: Lorenzo Molajoli; Chorus Master: Vittore Veneziani. (Columbia records, 30 sides, C-GQX 10028-42.)
Giuseppe Verdi's 1851 opera "Rigoletto" is based on Hugo's play, which the librettist Piave followed closely in his Italian translation. Censorship by the Austrian authorities in Venice led them to move the action from France to Mantua, the characters François 1er, Triboulet, Blanche, M de Saint Vallier, Saltabadil, Maguelonne becoming the Duke of Mantua, Rigoletto, Gilda, Count Monterone,
Schrott studied singing with Franca Mattiucci. He made his professional debut in Montevideo at the age of 22, singing Roucher in "Andrea Chénier". Following a stint at the Teatro Municipal in Santiago, Chile, where he sang Timur in "Turandot", Colline in "La bohème",
in "Rigoletto" and Ramfis in "Aida", he won a scholarship to study in Italy.
In 1956, Protti appeared with the New York City Opera, in "Rigoletto" (with Norman Treigle as
), "Tosca" (in Vladimir Rosing's staging), and the company premiere of "Il trovatore" (with Pier Miranda Ferraro). He made a belated debut at the Metropolitan Opera, as Rigoletto, in John Dexter's production, in 1985, at the age of sixty-five.
Since 2014, he has been engaged at the Leipzig Opera, singing various roles in operas such as Sarastro in Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte" or
in Verdi's "Rigoletto", particularly specializing in Wagner roles like Fafner in "Siegfried", Hagen in "Götterdämmerung", Hunding in "Die Walküre", and Gurnemanz in "Parsifal".
Metodie Bujor started his career in 2000 with a Moscow Theater troupe New Opera where he made his debut as
in Verdi’s Rigoletto. Since then Bujor has sung as a featured performer at the most famous venues in the world: Mikhailovsky and Mariinsky Theaters in St. Petersburg, Russia, as well as The Leipzig Opera in Germany.
He made his US debut with the San Francisco Opera as Gurnemanz in Wagner's "Parsifal" in 1974, a role he reprised with the company in 2000. He made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera on the opening night of the 1977/78 season, appearing as the Landgraf in Wagner's "Tannhäuser". He sang there also Rocco in Beethoven's "Fidelio" and
in Verdi's "Rigoletto".
In 2014 Green became a member of the Vienna State Opera. His roles there included Angelotti in "Tosca",
in "Rigoletto", Basilio in "The Barber of Seville", Jew in "Salome", Fouquier-Tinville in "Andrea Chénier", Monk in "Don Carlos", Titurel in "Parsifal", and the King in "Aida", Timur in "Turandot", and Varlaam in "Boris Godunov".
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