Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto written by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play El trovador (1836) by Antonio García Gutiérrez
Approximate running time: 2 HRS 45 MINS
Four extraordinary artists lead the cast of Verdi’s thrilling drama: Angela Meade stars as Leonora, the young noblewoman at the center of the story. Marcello Giordani is Manrico, the troubadour of the title, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings his rival, Count di Luna. Dolora Zajick is the mysterious Gypsy Azucena. Marco Armiliato conducts Sir David McVicar’s Goya-inspired production.
“Marco Armiliato drew sensitive, supple playing from the Met orchestra.”—New York Times
Sung in: Italian
Photo Credits: Metropolitan Opera