Ticket prices are $20 general admission, $17 for seniors, and
$10 for students, available at the Newport Performing Arts Center
box office, 777 W. Olive Street in Newport, or by phone at
541-265-2787. Box office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday and one hour prior to performance times.
Director Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi's
towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. In this production, inspired
by the antics of the Rat Pack, Piotr Beczala is the womanizing Duke
of Mantua, Željko Lucic is his tragic sidekick, Rigoletto, and
Diana Damrau is Rigoletto's daughter, Gilda.
"Rigoletto" is hosted locally by Francisco and Barbara De
The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series is made possible by a
generous grant from the Neubauer Family Foundation. OCCA
thanks the Jeannette B. Hofer Fund at the Oregon Community
Foundation, the City of Newport, season benefactors Anonymous and
Bill and JoAnn Barton, opera hosts, OCCA members and you who
purchase tickets, for making this a reality. Thank you.
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