Production new to Los Angeles 

Music: Giuseppe Verdi 
Libretto: Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play El Trovador by Antonio García Gutiérrez 

World premiere: January 19, 1853, at the Teatro Apollo (Rome, Italy) 

A co-production of Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Teatro Real (Madrid) and Royal Danish Opera (Copenhagen). 

LA Opera has previously produced Il Trovatore in 1998 and 2004. 

(Originally scheduled for the fall of 2020, Il Trovatore was postponed to the fall of 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic) 

Cast:  
Leonora: Guanqun Yu 
Azucena: Raehann Bryce-Davis 
Manrico: Gregory Kunde 
Count di Luna: Vladimir Stoyanov* 
Ferrando: Morris Robinson 

Creative team:  
Conductor: James Conlon 
Production: Francisco Negrin 
Set and Costume Designer: Louis Désiré* 
Original Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet 
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon 
Choreographer: Aszure Barton* 

* LA Opera debut 

Performance dates and times: 
Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 6pm 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 7:30pm 
Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 7:30pm 
Sunday, October 3, 2021, at 2pm 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 7:30pm 
Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 2pm 

Performed in Italian with English supertitles  

Estimated running time: two hours, 45 minutes, including one intermission 

Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012)  

All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.  

Last updated: July 28, 2020