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July 10 - July 30, 2021
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Who will have the last laugh?

Rigoletto is a joke gone too far, set to some of the best-known music in all of opera. A devilish Duke and his tortured court jester, Rigoletto, clash over the jester’s beautiful daughter in this topsy turvy suspense, teeming with twists of plot and twists of fate.

Performing Artists & Creative Team


Aleksey Bogdanov

Alisa Jordheim

Galeano Salas

John Paul Huckle

Jose Maria Condemi

John Baril

Brandon Eldredge

Aleksey Bogdanov

Central City Opera: Debut

Recently: Jack Rance, La fanciulla del West, Royal Swedish Opera; Sharpless, Madama Butterfly, Tulsa Opera; Aleko, Aleko, Chicago Opera Theater

Rigoletto:Rigoletto (2021)

Voice type:Baritone

Alisa Jordheim

Central City Opera: Flora, The Turn of the Screw, 2012; Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist 2012, Studio Artist 2010 & 2009

Recently: Gilda, Rigoletto, San Diego Opera; Ninetta, La gazza ladra, Teatro Nuovo; Cunegonde, Candide, Palm Beach Opera

Gilda:Rigoletto (2021)

Voice type:Soprano

Galeano Salas

Central City Opera: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Apprentice Artist 2012; Stage Manager (cover), Our Town, CCO 2013, Will Parker (cover), Oklahoma!, 2012; Prune Vendor, Parpignol, Rodolfo (cover), La bohème, 2012

Recently: Italian Singer, Der Rosenkavalier, Bayerische Staatsoper; Nemorino, L’elisir d’amore, Bayerische Staatsoper; The Duke of Mantua, Rigoletto, Hungarian State Opera

The Duke of Mantua:Rigoletto (2021)

Voice type:Tenor

John Paul Huckle

Central City Opera: Past member of the Bonfils-Stanton Artists Training Program

Recently: Samuel, Un ballo in maschera, Opera di Genova; Quinault, Adriana Lecouvreur, Opera di Genova; König Marke, Tristan und Isolde, Claude Heater Foundation at the Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music

Jigger Craigin:Carousel (2021)

Sparafucile:Rigoletto (2021)

Voice type:Bass

Jose Maria Condemi

Central City Opera: Carmen, 2017

Recently: Ernani, San Francisco Opera; Joan of Arc, New Orleans Opera; Frida, Atlanta Opera; Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci, San Francisco Opera

Director:Rigoletto (2021)

John Baril

Central City Opera Music Director

Central City Opera: (Partial Listing) Billy Budd, 2019; Encore: A Musical Revue, 2019 and 2018; Il trovatore, 2018; Così fan tutte, 2017

Recently: Die Fledermaus, Northwestern University; Les pêcheurs de perles, Toledo Opera; Il barbiere di Siviglia and Roméo et Juliette, Virginia Opera; The Turn of the Screw, UMKC-Opera, Kansas City

Conductor:Rigoletto (2020)

Brandon Eldredge

Central City Opera: Debut

Recently: Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master, Aida, La Cenerentola, Il Postino and Tosca, Virginia Opera; Conductor, Mozart and Salieri, Opera Saratoga

Conductor:Dido & Aeneas (2021)

Associate Conductor/Chorus Master:Carousel and Rigoletto (2021)


Giuseppe Verdi


Francesco Maria Piave

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