Opera word for word

Opera word for word – Il Trovatore

Literary podcast evoking an opera and a stage director’s vision

By Benoit Maubrey and Marion Mirande 15 February 2021


© Mathieu Pernot

Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore in Alex Ollé's production, in the words of Na Castelloza, Charles Baudelaire, Gaston Bachelard, Jean Echenoz.

Copyright :

  • Na Castelloza, Chanson du XIIIe siècle
  • Charles Baudelaire, Bohémiens en voyage, extrait de Les Fleurs du mal, 1857
  • Gaston Bachelard, La Psychanalyse du feu, Éditions Gallimard, 1938
  • Jean Echenoz, 14, Éditions de Minuit, 2012

Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
The most popular opera of its time and acclaimed since its creation, Il Trovatore single-handedly illustrates the magic of opera. 

Quiz: Verdi and his operas

3 min


Quiz: Verdi and his operas

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