Italian Tenor Vittorio Grigolo

Monday, April 22, 2013

Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo talks about his role in “Rigoletto” at the Metropolitan Opera. The production is an exciting new take on the famous tragedy that moves the action from a misogynistic court in the 17th century to the swinging, dangerous world of 1960s Las Vegas. It’s Grigolo’s first role at the Metropolitan Opera since his debut there in 2010.


Vittorio Grigolo

Comments [5]

Beata from London

That was very interesting, especially the comments about the Vegas background fot the new Met Rigoletto. I have seen Vittorio Grigolo in the ROH in London, as the Duke of Mantua & also as Rodolfo and found him to be a tremendous performer, totally believable in his roles.
Thank you for the interview

Apr. 24 2013 04:00 PM

Really interesting, thank you :)

Apr. 24 2013 03:08 AM
concetta nardone from Nassau

What a pretty tenorino. Watched a television program on Italian TV last summer from the Verona arena. Pretty boy was on the same show along with Bieber. Ugh. Double Ugh.

Apr. 23 2013 11:06 AM
Operatico from New York

Vitorio Grigolo? Who is that? Another one of Gelb's opera wannabes trying to achieve stardom overnight?

Apr. 23 2013 10:45 AM

Opera singers are better actors than they used to be? Callas brought people to tears, not with movie-type acting, but with the thrilling commitment of her voice. The same goes for Placido Domingo and so many others. And Pavarotti didn't even need to act--all the drama you needed was in the musicality of that voice.

Apr. 22 2013 01:17 PM

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