Saturday, February 4, 2012 – 7:00pm
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano
Approx. running time: 2 hours 40 minutes,
with 1 intermission
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
Cast, program, and schedule are subject to change.
Set in 15th century Spain, Verdi’s searing epic of love and vengeance focuses on the struggle between the young Count di Luna and the rebel Manrico, the girl Leonora – who loves Manrico but is desired by the Count – and the gypsy Azucena, who has vowed vengeance against the Count’s father. WGO’s world-class cast is led by renowned Australian tenor Julian Gavin and Met Opera star Zvetelina Vassileva.