Blood brothers, separated at birth, become deadly rivals in love and in war. A mother, burnt at the stake for bewitching a child, is avenged by her gypsy daughter. A beautiful aristocrat sacrifices her honour to save the man she loves. The hot Spanish passions of these interwoven stories are distilled by Verdi into a score which for sheer tunefulness and vocal glory has no equal in his entire output. The immortal love songs of the principal characters contrast with the Anvil Chorus, the Soldiers Chorus and the matchless tension of the Miserere to create the essence of Italian opera. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Live cinema relay: Jan17 31 2017


Maria Agresta (Leonora - Dec), Lianna Haroutounian (Leonora - Jan/Feb), Roberto Alagna (Manrico - Dec), Gregory Kunde (Manrico - Jan/Feb), Quinn Kelsey (Count di Luna - Dec), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Count di Luna - Jan/Feb), Anita Rachvelishvili (Azucena), Gabor Bretz (Ferrando - Dec), Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Ferrando - Jan/Feb), Jennifer Davis (Inez - Dec), Francesca Chiejina (Inez - Jan/Feb), David Junghoon Kim (Ruiz - Dec), Samuel Sakker (Ruiz - Jan/Feb)


Music: Verdi
Producer(s): Royal Opera House, Frankfurt Opera
Conductor: Richard Farnes
Director: David Bosch
Design(s): Patrick Bannwart, Patrick Bannwart (video design)
Costume: Meentje Nielsen
Lighting: Olaf Winter
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Il trovatore

Il trovatore (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T325943770. Details of all Il trovatore archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1962

Archive Listings

1 Dec 16
9 Feb 17
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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