Verdi’s music for “Il trovatore” is known for its dramatic intensity and sweeping melodies. The opera premiered in Rome in 1853 and is one of Verdi’s most popular works.
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“IL TROVATORE” by Giuseppe Verdi, October 5, 2023 • Verdi Festival
Opera “Il trovatore” by Giuseppe Verdi for opera lovers from September 24 to October 12, 2023
Enjoy a great emotion with an opera of the great composer Giuseppe Verdi in the lands where he was born. This festival in Parma is entirely dedicated to the Maestro Verdi.
Critical edition by David Lawton, The University Of Chicago Press and Casa Ricordi, Milano
Leonora • Eleonora Buratto
Manrico • Riccardo Massi
Conte di Luna • Markus Werba
Azucena • Clementine Margaine
Ferrando • Marco Spotti
Conductor • FRANCESCO IVAN CIAMPA
Director • DAVIDE LIVERMORE
ORCHESTRA E CORO DEL TEATRO COMUNALE DI BOLOGNA
Chorus master • GEA GARATTI ANSINI
In coproduzione con Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Performances “Il trovatore” at the Verdi Festival 2023
“Il trovatore” is an opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi, with a libretto by Salvatore Cammarano. The opera premiered in Rome in 1853 and is one of Verdi’s most popular works.
The plot of “Il trovatore” is a dramatic tale of love, revenge, and mistaken identity. It takes place in 15th-century Spain during a time of political unrest, and the story centers around four main characters: the troubadour Manrico, the noblewoman Leonora, the Count di Luna, and the gypsy Azucena. The opera features several famous arias, including Manrico’s “Di quella pira” and Azucena’s “Stride la vampa.”
Verdi’s music for “Il trovatore” is known for its dramatic intensity and sweeping melodies. The opera features several memorable ensemble pieces, including the famous “Anvil Chorus,” which is performed by a group of soldiers as they work in a forge.
Despite its popularity, “Il trovatore” has also been criticized for its convoluted plot and stereotypical portrayal of gypsy characters. Nevertheless, the opera remains a beloved part of the operatic repertoire and continues to be performed around the world.
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- 3 nights stay in Parma, breakfast included
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