A lecherous Duke, who lives to take his pleasure. His twisted court jester, who lives to take his revenge. Carl St.Clair conducts this season’s semi-staged opera production: Verdi’s Rigoletto, the composer’s masterpiece of duplicity and deception. A full theatrical experience in the splendor of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

Carl St.Clair, conductor
Kathleen Smith Belcher, stage director
Pacific Chorale — Robert Istad, artistic director
Pacific Symphony

Stephen Powell, Rigoletto
Alisa Jordheim, Gilda
Santiago Ballerini, Duke of Mantua

VERDI: Rigoletto
Semi-staged opera in Italian with English subtitles

Preview Talk at 7 p.m. with host Alan Chapman