Rigoletto in Houston Grand Opera

Maria (Masha) Markina as Maddalena in Rigoletto Houston Grand Opera, 2009   Maria Markina (Magddalena) with Eric Cutler (Duke of Mantua)   Maria Markina (Magddalena) with Andrea Silvestrelli (Sparafucile)   Reviews: Paul Wooley, Opera Today: Silvestrelli’s on-stage sister, Russian mezzo Maria Markina, gave a sexually charged depiction of Maddalena. Markina, a member of HGO’s young artist […]

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