Il Trovatore (2008)

   
 
Music by Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
Libretto by Salvatore Cammanaro and
Leone Emanuele Bardare

after the play by Antonio Garcia Gutiérrez

Sung in Italian

Conducted by Michael Morgan
Directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone
Set Design by Giulio Cesare Perrone
  Performances:
Evening: Jul. 12, 15, 18; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Jul. 20; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA



Cast (in order of appearance):

Ferrando: Kirk Eichelberger
Leonora: Hope Briggs
Ines: Jessica Mariko Deardorff
Count Di Luna: Scott Bearden
Manrico: Noah Stewart*
Ruiz: Alex Taite*
Azucena: Patrice Houston

* Festival Opera debut
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Il Trovatore
Azucena (Patrice Houston) implores
Manrico (Noah Stewart) to stay safe.
Photo by Robert Shomler
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Leonora (Hope Briggs) confides in her
maid, Ines (Jessica Mariko Deardorff).
Photo by Robert Shomler
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Count di Luna (Scott Bearden)
has finally captured Azucena.
Photo by Robert Shomler
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Manrico and Leonora share
a final moment.
Photo by Robert Shomler