Work: Il trovatore

Fact file
ComposerVerdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
PeriodRomantic
Year1853
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
Listen now by Naxos
Upcoming eventsSee more...

BernIl trovatore

Verdi: Il trovatore
Jochen Hochstenbach; Markus Bothe; Stadttheater Bern; Kathrin Frosch; Justina Klimczyk

BerlinIl trovatore

Verdi: Il trovatore
Giacomo Sagripanti; Hans Neuenfels; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Reinhard von der Thannen; George Petean; Simone Piazzola

GrazIl trovatoreNew Production

Verdi: Il trovatore
Andrea Sanguineti; Ben Baur; Oper Graz; Robin Engelen; Uta Meenen; Rodion Pogossov

St PetersburgIl trovatore

Verdi: Il trovatore
Mikhail Sinkevich; Pier Luigi Pizzi; Mariinsky Opera; Vladislav Sulimsky; Tatiana Serjan

Frankfurt am MainIl trovatore

Verdi: Il trovatore
Jader Bignamini; David Bösch; Oper Frankfurt; Patrick Bannwart; Meentje Nielsen; Tassis Christoyannis; Leah Crocetto
Latest reviewsSee more...

A triumphant new Trovatore in Vienna

Vienna stages an all-star new production of Verdi's classic, with sublime singing in Daniele Abbado's Spanish Civil War setting.
*****
Read more

Anita Rachvelishvili takes the honours in ROH Trovatore

An outstanding Azucena and solid vocal and orchestral performances more than make up for David Bösch's unappealing staging.
***11
Read more

Comic strip Trovatore a damp squib at the Royal Opera

The Marx Brothers famously sent up Verdi's middle period masterpiece in A Night at the Opera and if Bösch doesn't exactly send up Trovatore's corrosive cocktail of infanticide, jealousy and vengeance, he undermines it with his staging.
**111
Read more

Love, fire and death on the Eastern Front

Francesco Meli asserts his credentials as one of the top tenors singing Manrico; David Bösch's staging lacks attention to detail.
***11
Read more

A lacklustre Trovatore opens at the Erkel Theatre

Inadequate production and mixed performances characterize the Hungarian State Opera's new Trovatore.
**111
Read more