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ABOUT THE ARIA
From Rigoletto, Act I, Scene 2
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Lyric Soprano
Original key E Major
Language Italian
Composer Guiseppe Verdi 1813 – 1901
Poet Francesco Maria Piave 1810- 1972
Range Caro nome
Presentation

Caro nome, a setting by Francesco Maria Piave, was composed by Guiseppe Verdi in 1851 (E Major) and premiered the year after. This aria is part of Act I of his opera, Rigoletto.

In 1951, Verdi is already a famous composer close to his forties. La Fenice commissions him to write a new opera that is to be premiered during Carnaval. He decides to set an adaptation of Le Roi s’amuse, book written by Victor Hugo. However, in order to escape censorship (the description of the amorality happening at the French King’s court was highly condemned by the Austrian authorities), he had to change many elements of the story: the names were modified and the story was set in Mantua, a Dukedom that no longer existed. The opera met tremendous success and is still, nowadays, one of the most performed operas, worldwide.
Act I opens on a ball happening at the Duke’s palace in Mantua. The Duke expresses how pleasurable it is for him to seduce as many women as possible. He hopes to seduce an unknown beauty but also the Countess of Ceprano. Rigoletto, the count’s jester, mocks the Count of Ceprano and recommends to the Duke, to have him imprisoned. Many are not amused at his jokes and decide to take revenge on him. When the Count Monterone arrives to avenge his daughter’s honor (she has been deceived by the Duke), Rigoletto mocks him and the Duke has him sent to jail. The count Monterone curses Rigoletto for having made fun of him.
In scene 2, Rigoletto meets an assassin, Sparafucile. He declines his services, for the time being. He heads to his daughter Gilda and they greet each other warmly. He hides her from all, especially the Duke and she knows nothing of his activities. As he leaves, she confesses to her nurse how, after meeting a young man at church, she has fallen in love with him. The Dukes overhears and happily appears. He pretends to be a student called Gualtier Maldè. She sends him away and expresses her love for “Gualtier Maldè” in her aria: Caro nome.

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