Nashville Opera Reschedules Production of ‘Rigoletto’ for 2020-21

By Francisco Salazar

The Nashville Opera has rescheduled its production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” to end its 2020-21 season.

The company announced that all details will be revealed in full in the coming weeks.

The opera house announced on Saturday, March 14, 2020 that it had canceled its final production scheduled originally for April 9 and 11, 2020.

“Rigoletto” is set to star Michael Mayes in the title role, Kathryn Lewek as Gilda, Zach Borichevsky as the Duke of Mantua, Christian Zaremba as Sparafucile, Kaylee Nichols as Maddalena, and David Crawford as Count Monterone.

John Hoomes is set to direct a noir-inspired production which is set to be conducted by Dean Williamson.

The 2019-20 season showcased productions of “Madama Butterfly,” “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” and “The Turn of the Screw.”