Opera in three acts
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave from Le Roi s'amuse by Victor Hugo
First performance: March 11, 1851 at Teatro La Fenice di Venezia

Program and cast


Conductor: Renato Palumbo

Director: Francesco Micheli

Scenes: Federica Parolini

Costumes: Alessio Rosati

Light Designer: Daniele Naldi

Duca di Mantova: Giuseppe Gipali

Rigoletto: Enkhbat Amartushvin

Sparafucile: Abramo Rosalen

Maddalena: Anna Malavasi

Il Conte di Monterone: Gianfranco Montrésor

Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Chrous Master: Lorenzo Fratini

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Teatro del Maggio

Teatro del Maggio is in the centre, close to the old city walls, next to the historic Stazione Leopolda. The garden that welcomes visitors is Piazzale Vittorio Gui, named after the founder of the Stabile Orchestrale Fiorentina and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

By train
Santa Maria Novella is Florence's main train station.
From there you can reach the theatre with a short walk (about 10-15 minutes) or by taking the tram (a stop) or a taxi.

By car
The Opera di Firenze is just outside the ZTL area.
It is possible to park near the Parco delle Cascine or for a fee in the Porta al Prato car park (Via Elio Gabbuggiani, 7) and in the Piazza Vittorio Veneto car park.

By bus
Lines C1, C2 and D (Leopolda stop);
Lines 17 and 23A-B (stop Via delle Carra);
Lines 17B-C, 22, 23N, 23 and 57 (Pierluigi da Palestrina stop);
Lines 29, 29B, 29BA, 29BC, 29D, 30A, 30B, 30AC, 35 and 35° (stop Leopolda - Porta al Prato; Capolinea).

By tram
Line T1 (stop Porta al Prato - Parco della musica).

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