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Il Trovatore in Houston

The Houston Grand Opera closed its 2013 season with a performance of Verdi’s Il Trovatore on May 11, 2013. Il Trovatore isn’t just any great opera, it is opera writ as large as possible – at least the Italian variety. It has everything that makes opera a great art form – melody, drama, virtuosic singing,…

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Met's New Il Trovatore Vocally Disappointing

Enrico Caruso declared that all one needed for a good performance of Verdi’s masterpiece of the id gone berserk – Il Trovatore – were the four greatest singers in the world. Unfortunately they did not show up last night at the Met’s first performance of its new production at least if you were listening on…

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