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.) 

Leonora: Guanqun Yu 
Azucena: Raehann Bryce-Davis 
Manrico: Limmie Pulliam* (Sep. 18-Oct. 3)
Manrico: Gregory Kunde (Oct. 6-10)
Count di Luna: Vladimir Stoyanov* 
Ferrando: Morris Robinson 
Ruiz: Anthony Ciaramitaro†
Ines: Tiffany Townsend†
Messenger: Orson Van Gay II
Ghost of Azucena's Mother: Christian Scott*
Ghost of Azucena's Son: Jimmy Harris*

Creative team:  
Conductor: James Conlon 
Production: Francisco Negrin 
Set and Costume Designer: Louis Désiré* 
Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet 
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon 
Fight Director: Andrew Kenneth Moss*
Livestream Director: Sara E. Widzer

* LA Opera debut 
† Member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program

Performance dates and times: 
September 18, 2021, at 6pm 
September 22, 2021, at 7:30pm 
September 25, 2021, at 7:30pm 
October 3, 2021, at 2pm (also livestreamed) 
October 6, 2021, at 7:30pm (also livestreamed)
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: October 7, 2021