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le trouvère

Opéra Bastille - from 20 June to 14 July 2018

le trouvère

Opera Giuseppe Verdi

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Opéra Bastille - from 20 June to 14 July 2018

2h45 with 1 interval

Language : Italian

Surtitle : French / English

  • Opening night : 20 June 2018

About

In few words:

The sky is their roof, their country the world.- Azucena, Acte III, Scène 4


How does one approach Il Trovatore – the most popular opera of its day and a swashbuckling tale of love and death over which looms a gypsy’s curse – without singeing one’s wings in the flames of its flamboyantly extravagant plot? For this work sums up the magic of opera, the way in which a dense and complex libretto abounding in dramatic twists can be transcended by the vertiginous beauty of a vocal line. And by the coherence of the production too: Àlex Ollé transposes the drama to a furious war that sets brother against brother: suddenly night, castles, soldiers, eternal hatred and the stake all become realities.

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Audio clips

Podcast | Le Trouvère - Giuseppe Verdi

Il Trovatore (saison 17/18) - Leonora (Jennifer Rowley)

Il Trovatore (saison 17/18)- Manrico (Yusif Eyvasov)

Il Trovatore (saison 17/18) - Acte II (les Choeurs)

Media coverage

  • Sensacional Trovatore

    Roger Alie, La Vanguardia, 03/02/2016
  • Le propos est dur mais cohérent. L'esthétique, nue et picturale à la fois, d'une grande profondeur

    Lorenzo Ciavarini Azzi , Culture Box 02/02/2016
  • Ce qui rend cette représentation exceptionnelle, c'est l'intensité de l'action théâtrale

    André Tubeuf, Le Point 03/02/2016

About the work