PERFORMANCE HISTORY

You can see who sang what and when in San Diego from our earliest performances in May 1965 to the present.

March 28, 31, April 3, 5 (m) and 8, 2009
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
Lado Ataneli (Rigoletto), Giuseppe Gipali (Duke of Mantua), L’ubica Vargicová (Gilda), Kirstin Chávez (Maddalena), Arutjun Kotchinian (Sparafucile), Joseph Hu (Borsa), Crystal Jarrell (Countess Ceprano/Page), Malcolm MacKenzie (Marullo), Samuel Spade (Count Ceprano), Scott Sikon (Count Monterone), Martha Jane Howe (Giovanna), David Marshman (Guard); Edoardo Müller, conductor; Lotfi Mansouri, director; Keturah Stickann, choreographer; Carl Toms, scenic and costume designer.

January 19, 22, 25, 27m and 30, 2002
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
Frank Porretta (Duke), Beau Palmer (Borsa), Eva-Maria Clements (Ceprano's wife), Mark Rucker (Rigoletto), Malcolm MacKenzie (Marullo), Jamie Offenbach (Ceprano), James Scott Sikon (Monterone), Jeffrey Wells (Sparafucile), Maureen O'Flynn (Gilda), Megan Dey-Tóth (Giovanna), Suzanne Lustgarten (Page), Suzanna Guzmán (Maddalena), William Nolan (Guard), Karen Keltner, conductor, Bruce Beresford, original production, Christopher Harlan, stage director, Jean Isaacs, choreographer, John Stoddart, set designer, Johann Stegmeir, costume designer.

February 12, 15, 18, 20m, 23, 1994
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
Sheryl Woods (Gilda), Sarah Blaze (Countess Ceprano/page), Martha Jane Weaver (Giovanna), Suzanna Guzmán (Maddalena), Fernando de la Mora (the Duke), Beau Palmer (Borsa), Haijing Fu (Rigoletto), David Downing (Marullo), Michael L. Morgan (Ceprano), James Scott Sikon (Monterone), Valentin Peytchinov (Sparafucile); Elio Boncompagni, conductor; Wolfgang Weber, director; Zack Brown, sets/costumes

October 10, 13, 16, 18m, 1987
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
Hei-Kyung Hong (Gilda), Kathleen O'Brien (Countess Ceprano), Deborah Clague (page), Martha Jane Weaver (Giovanna), Suzanna Guzmán (Maddalena), Diego d'Auria (the Duke), Bernard Fitch (Borsa), John Rawnsley (Rigoletto), Harlan Foss (Marullo), David Downing (Ceprano), Stephen West (Monterone), Jeffrey Wells (Sparafucile); Edoardo Müller, conductor; Robert Tannenbaum, director; Lawrence Schafer, sets/costumes

October 20, 22m, 26, 28, 1978
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
Janice Hall (Gilda), Nancy Jones (Countess Ceprano), Pamela Hicks (page), Joyce Jones (Giovanna), Adrienne Leonetti (Maddalena), Enrico di Giuseppe (the Duke), Gary Fisher (Borsa), Gary Nichols (herald), Louis Quilico (Rigoletto), Vincent Russo (Marullo), David Dunlap (Ceprano), James Courtney (Monterone), Carlos Chausson (Sparafucile); Bruno Rigacci, conductor; Ronald Adler*, director; John Naccarato, sets; Carrie Robbins, costumes

October 17, 19, 1968
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
Anne Elgar (Gilda), Yvonne Garcia (Countess Ceprano/page), Roxana Cherico (Giovanna), Dorothy Dallas (Maddalena), Michael Trimbel (the Duke), Jamison Gill (Borsa), Peter Glossop (Rigoletto), Alan Pitt (Marullo), Gilbert Sloan (Ceprano), Alan Gilbert (Monterone), Harold Enns (Sparafucile); Walter Herbert, conductor; Rexford Harrower, director; Lorenzo Ghiglia, designer