This June 22, 2010 photo released by the Welsh National Opera shows Wynne Evans during a performance of Verdi's Rigoletto at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales. The first of Giuseppe Verdi's three great middle period triumphs has been shifted before to New York's Little Italy, Federico Fellini's Rome, modern-day Hollywood and even the Oval Office. Now it will take place amid dazzling Sin City lights and not in the Renaissance Palazzo Ducale when Michael Mayer's version of the 162-year-old classic opens Monday night. (AP Photo/Welsh National Opera, Clive Barda)

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This June 22, 2010 photo released by the Welsh National Opera shows Wynne Evans during a performance of Verdi's Rigoletto at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales. The first of Giuseppe Verdi's three great middle period triumphs has been shifted before to New York's Little Italy, Federico Fellini's Rome, modern-day Hollywood and even the Oval Office. Now it will take place amid dazzling Sin City lights and not in the Renaissance Palazzo Ducale when Michael Mayer's version of the 162-year-old classic opens Monday night. (AP Photo/Welsh National Opera, Clive Barda)
This June 22, 2010 photo released by the Welsh National Opera shows Wynne Evans during a performance of Verdi's Rigoletto at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales. The first of Giuseppe Verdi's three great middle period triumphs has been shifted before to New York's Little Italy, Federico Fellini's Rome, modern-day Hollywood and even the Oval Office. Now it will take place amid dazzling Sin City lights and not in the Renaissance Palazzo Ducale when Michael Mayer's version of the 162-year-old classic opens Monday night. (AP Photo/Welsh National Opera, Clive Barda)
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