Completing the Verdi trilogy of the Wiener Festwochen, Omer Meir Wellber will conduct the premiere of “Il Trovatore” at the Theater an der Wien on 26 May. On the occasion of the composer’s 200th birthday, Wellber had been assigned to conduct Verdi’s big three operas: “Rigoletto” in 2011 and “La Traviata” in 2012. The new production of “Il Trovatore” is directed by film and opera director Philipp Stölzl.
26, 29, 31 May, 3 June, Vienna, Theater an der Wien
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Verdi: Il Trovatore
Artur Ruciński – Conte di Luna, Carmen Giannattasio – Leonora, Mara Mastalir – Inez, Marina Prudenskaya – Azucena, Yonghoon Lee – Manrico, Gábor Bretz – Ferrando, Tomáš Juhás – Ruiz, Karl Huml – Ein alter Zigeuner
Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Erwin Ortner – choirmaster
Philipp Stölzl – Stage director