Trovatore was finally set in the right time. The Middle Ages. The great towers was on the stage. Like in Macerata it was played as a 2 act opera. Scene changes was smooth. Extra music was added for the zingaras, and there was castagnettes and much dancing. The zingaras and their dancing and music also came to the Di Luna men and their siege.


IL TROVATORE, Arena di Verona 2013-07-24.
2013-07-24 Il Trovatore (G. Verdi), Arena di Verona

Count of Luna = Dalibor Jenis
Leonora = Leah Crocetto
Azucena = Andrea Ulbrich
Manrico = Carlo Ventre
Ferrando = Sergej Artamonov
Ines = Elena Borin
Ruiz = Paolo Antognetti
An old gipsy = Victor Garcia Sierra
A messenger = Cristiano Olivieri


Giuliano Carella, conductor

Director and sets designer - Franco Zeffirelli
Costumes - Raimonda Gaetani
Choreography - El Camborio ripresa da Lucia Real
Fencing master - Renzo Musumeci Greco
This page was last updated: January 9, 2017