"A triumph of singing, acting, and playing. ... A rich array of great tunes. ... Buoyant conducting... Marco Vratogna gave a top-notch performance; hearing him with Nadine Sierra was a joy. ... The supporting cast was uniformly excellent, joining John Keene's well-schooled chorus for some terrific theater. ... Brava to (Director) Linda Brovsky for her directorial finesse."
-Melinda Bargreen, The Seattle Times
"Rigoletto gets five stars. A beautiful production."
-Larry Brandt, via Facebook
"Saturday's opening performance earned a justifiably rousing standing ovation. Marco Vratogna's duets with his daughter [were] gorgeous and touching. ... The wonderful music, passion-driven staging, and awe-inspiring vocal pyrotechnics make this a most gratifying night of opera."
-Maggie Larrick, Queen Anne News
"It's a major winner. See it!"
-Mary Hobbs, via Facebook
“Rigoletto is one of opera’s great sing-alongs, and Seattle Opera’s version…remains crisp and engaging.”
–Rebecca Brown, The Stranger
“We loved Rigoletto! Everything from the sets, costumes, singing and music was wonderful.”
–Sandra Inoshita Olson, via Facebook
“A heck of a compelling show.”
–Gavin Borchert, Seattle Weekly