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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.
Leonora: Angel Blue‡
Azucena: Ekaterina Semenchuk (Sep 26 through 10)
Azucena: Raehann Bryce-Davis (Oct 15 and 18)
Manrico: Gregory Kunde*
Count di Luna: Vladimir Stoyanov*
Ferrando: Morris Robinson
Conductor: James Conlon
Production: Francisco Negrin
Set and Costume Designer: Louis Désiré*
Original Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon
* LA Opera debut
‡ Alumnus of LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program
Performance dates and times:
Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 6pm
Sunday, October 4, 2020, at 2pm
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 7:30pm
Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020, 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: January 26, 2020