By Giuseppe Verdi
- Language - Sung in Italian with projected English translations
- Running Time - 2 hours, 45 minutes with 1 intermission
For this hot-blooded tale of love, jealousy, and retribution, Verdi created music that truly bursts with excitement!
And what wonderful characters—bold and courageous Manrico, his beloved Leonora, the vengeful Count di Luna, and the wild, obsessed gypsy Azucena. Each has thrilling music to sing as the drama unfolds in the smoldering atmosphere of darkly mysterious 15th-century Spain. The “Anvil Chorus,” Leonora’s “Miserere,” Manrico’s stirring call to arms—these are just a few of the fabulous highlights that make Il trovatore a feast of sumptuous singing.
by Giuseppe Verdi
"Vedi! le fosche notturne" (Anvil Chorus)
"Di quella pira, l'orrendo foco"
Il trovatore Synopsis
TIME: 19th century
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Meet The Artists
Count di Luna
Lauren Decker ‡
Mario Rojas ‡
Sir David McVicar
Original Lighting Designer
Revival Lighting Designer
* Lyric Opera debut
† Ryan Opera Center alumni
‡ Current Member, Ryan Opera Center