Two years ago in the marvelous city of Budapest, Hungary, I caught this production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore set in the 20th century with the melodrama amped up to eleven. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
What happens when you combine a strapping Korean spinto tenor, a versatile and mighty American dramatic coloratura soprano with a spinto edge, a mighty and virile American dramatic baritone, a gorgeous and sinuous Georgian dramatic mezzo-soprano, and a voluminous Slovakian dramatic bass? Find out in this review and let me know your opinions as well.
The amazing Anita Rachvelishvili astonishes the audience as an astounding Azucena!