My mad summer of opera, Part 4: Il Trovatore

Now, this is opera. Il Trovatore is one of the major works by Verdi, a smash hit from the get go - within the first three years of its 1853 premiere, it had been performed thousands of times, in over two hundred different productions. I have heard it being described as a hit parade in … Continue reading My mad summer of opera, Part 4: Il Trovatore

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