Advance Program Notes - Virginia Tech
The scene is interrupted by Count Monterone, who crashes the party to confront the Duke. It seems the Duke . has had his way with Monterone’s daughter. Rigoletto mocks his fatherly outrage, and the Duke has Monterone arrested. As he’s led off, Monterone curses both the Duke and Rigoletto. The Duke pays no mind, but Rigoletto is terrified.