Title
Il trovatore
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi 1813-1901
Librettist
Salvatore Cammarano
Performer
Carl Tanner  (tenor) Iano Tamar  (mezzosopraan) Zeljko Lucic  (bariton) Marianne Cornetti  (mezzosopraan) Wiener Symphoniker Moskou Kamerkoor Bregenzer Festspielchor  (koor)
Conductor
Thomas Rösner
Director
Robert Carsen
Publisher
Opus Arte, 2007 | Other editions
2 dvd-video's + boekje
Recording date
2006
Playing time
02:35:00
Note
Italiaans gezongen Ondertiteling: Engels, Frans, Duits, Spaans, Italiaans
EAN
0809478009740
CDR
DCD0636

About Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈverdi]; 9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian composer best known for his operas. He was born near Busseto to a provincial family of moderate means, receiving a musical education with the help of a local patron. Verdi came to dominate the Italian opera scene after the era of Gioachino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, and Vincenzo Bellini, whose works significantly influenced him.

In his early operas, Verdi demonstrated a sympathy with the Risorgimento movement which sought the unification of Italy. He also participated briefly as an elected politician. The chorus "Va, pensiero" from his early opera Nabucco (1842), and similar choruses in later operas, were much in the spirit of the unification movement, and the composer himself became esteemed a…Read more on Wikipedia