|Duke of Mantua||Liparit Avetisyan|
|Count Monterone||Eric Greene|
|Count Ceprano||Blaise Malaba|
The Royal Opera Season will open with a new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto, directed by Oliver Mears, which will be his first production since becoming The Royal Opera’s Director of Opera in 2017. The new production will receive its premiere in September 2021, with Music Director Antonio Pappano conducting. Carlos Álvarez performs in the title role, alongside Lisette Oropesa and Liparit Avetisyan.
Lisette has given 53 performances as Gilda.