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image for Opera item typeGlyndebourne - Rigoletto at Norwich Theatre Royal

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Opera, Wed 4 - Sat 7 Dec 2019, £10-£58

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Glyndebourne - Rigoletto

Glyndebourne - Rigoletto

Details

The Duke has it all: money, power, looks, and any woman he wants – any woman, that is, except Gilda, the innocent young daughter of hunchbacked jester Rigoletto. But when Gilda is kidnapped and seduced by his master, Rigoletto plots revenge – with tragic results.

Verdi’s own favourite opera, Rigoletto is a tragedy of Shakespearean scope, a disturbing psychological portrait of a man caught in a corrupt world, an outsider in a system built on power and privilege. A dramatic score, heavy with menace, includes many of Verdi’s greatest tunes, including “La donna e mobile”. Rising star Christiane Lutz directs Glyndebourne’s first ever production, reimagining Verdi’s classic drama for our own age.

After his “marvellous” Pinkerton in 2016’s Madama Butterfly, Matteo Lippi returns to the Glyndebourne Tour as the seductive, power-hungry Duke. Georgian baritone Nikoloz Lagvilava makes his Glyndebourne debut as Rigoletto, with prize-winning South African soprano Vuvu Mpofu as his daughter Gilda, and Oleg Budaratskiy as assassin Sparafucile.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessFacilities for hearing impaired

- Prelude restaurant open daily from 9.30am - Bars open pre and post show

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 4 - Sat 7 Dec 2019
7:15pm Wed & Sat

Prices

£10.00 - £58.00

Discounts available.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 31 Aug Theatre Royal Open Day
Tue 3 - Sat 7 Sep Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet
Sun 8 Sep Sir Michael Parkinson
Wed 11 - Thu 12 Sep In The Night Garden Live
Fri 13 Sep Rip It Up 70s
Tue 17 - Sat 28 Sep Kinky Boots

Address

Theatre Street,
Norwich,
NR2 1RL

Directions

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Map reference: TG 227083  Lat: 52.62673 Long: 1.28907

Please make sure you leave plenty of time to park before a performance. There is no parking at the theatre.

The nearest car parks include:
- The Forum NR2 1TF (opposite the Theatre Royal).
- intu Chapelfield shopping centre NR1 3SH (behind the Theatre Royal).
- Chantry surface car park NR2 1RG (off Theatre Street, next to the Assembly House).
- St Giles NR2 1NH multi-storey car park
- St Andrews NR3 3AT on Duke Street (10 mins from the Theatre Royal).
- Rose Lane NR1 1PY (20 mins from the Theatre Royal).

Train:
- It is a 20-minute walk, mostly uphill, from Norwich railway station to the theatre.

Bus:
- It is a 10-minute walk from the bus station to the Theatre Royal, with a gentle uphill slope towards the end of the journey.

Bike:
- Cycle racks are available outside and opposite the theatre.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Norwich station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

- Prelude restaurant open daily from 9.30am - Bars open pre and post show