Rigoletto

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Rigoletto

arranges murder of daughter’s seducer; she dies instead. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, Rigoletto, Westerman, 299–300]
See: Irony

Rigoletto

wreaks vengeance on daughter-seducing Duke of Mantua. [Ital. Opera: Verdi, Rigoletto, Westerman, 300]
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Gilda's Act 1 Scene 2 aria Caro nome, for instance.
Highlights include two of the best known tenor arias La Donna Mobile and Questa o Quella; Caro Nome, one of the most exciting coloratura arias; and the opera's greatest quartet Bella Figlia DellAmore.
But her Caro Nome from Rigoletto gave us a chance to hear her ringing upper registers, pure as a crystal bell -- one of very many spine-tingling moments of the evening.