Daily Archives: August 13, 2017

Gran Teatre del Liceu: A Stark Rigoletto

The Rigoletto at Barcelona‚Äôs elegant Gran Teatre del Liceu reminded me again that Verdi can be considered the Shakespeare of opera. Not only did he compose a Macbeth, Othello, and Falstaff, but his great fondness for King Lear was spread among several operas. The king driven mad by his evil daughter centers Nabucco, while Rigoletto […]