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15 Jan 2006

Lyric hopes to lift curse with restaged 'Rigoletto'

http://www.suntimes.com/output/delacoma/sho-sunday-rig15.html

rigoletto_mlodozeniec_small.jpgBY WYNNE DELACOMA [Chicago Sun-Times, 15 January 2006]

Let's try this one more time. In October 2000, Lyric Opera of Chicago unveiled a new production of Verdi's "Rigoletto" that provoked a level of controversy unusual for the company. Scores of patrons wrote letters to General Director William Mason expressing their ire at British director David Alden's concept of the work.

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