[Met Performance] CID:333249
Il Trovatore {574} Metropolitan Opera House: 12/15/2000.


Metropolitan Opera House
December 15, 2000


IL TROVATORE {574}
Giuseppe Verdi--Salvatore Cammarano

Manrico.................Neil Shicoff
Leonora.................Marina Mescheriakova
Count Di Luna...........Roberto Frontali
Azucena.................Dolora Zajick
Ferrando................Dimitri Kavrakos
Ines....................Jane Shaulis
Ruiz....................Ronald Naldi
Messenger...............David Lowe
Gypsy...................John Shelhart

Conductor...............Carlo Rizzi

Production..............Graham Vick
Designer................Paul Brown
Lighting designer.......Matthew Richardson

[Revisions to the original staging were introduced in this performance. Act I, Scene 1, Ball of Fire was eliminated; Act II, Scene 2, The cross which dropped down from a wall making a ramp upon which Manrico entered was eliminated; Act III, Scene 2, Manrico no longer climbed a crescent staircase which rose as he sang "Di quella pira".



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