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Kentucky Opera Lecture Series: Rigoletto

Kentucky Opera Lecture Series: Rigoletto

Main Library, Wednesday, February 6, 6:30 PM

Originally banned by the censors, Rigoletto is Verdi's incomparably great characterization - Shakespearean in its complexity and grandeur. Despite the moral corruption, the masterwork continues to rivet audiences with its incendiary drama and outpouring of famous melodies. Join stage director Kathleen Belcher and conductor Roberto Kalb as they shed light on the continued relevance of the opera, and how to approach the misogyny, discrimination and accountability in producing the opera for the audience of today.

The program is free, but tickets are requested - click here to order.


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The Craig Buthod Author Series - named in honor of former library director Craig Buthod - is an endowed library program that brings award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors to Louisville. Previously called Authors at the Library, the series was endowed in 2015 by donors to the Library Foundation.  To make a gift to the Craig Buthod Author Series endowment, click here.

Last Updated: 12/17/18