Guiseppe Verdi's legendary opera is interpreted by the internationally renowned soprano Dame Joan Sutherland and the Australian Opera. Set in the midst of a devastating civil war, IL TROVATORE focuses on the schism of one family, in which 2 men are torn apart by their love for the same woman. Conduct Richard Bonynge mans the the baton to lead this impassioned 1983 staging.
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A tale of civil war and treachery, Giuseppe Verdi's powerful opera follows a nation and a family torn apart as two adversaries are driven to betrayal and murder by desire for the same woman. This Australian Opera recording features Dame Joan Sutherland in a brilliant portrayal of Leonora, magnificently set off by the performances of Kenneth Collins and Jonathan Summers as the two men in love with her. Richard Bonynge conducts this moving work, one of Verdi's most passionate masterpieces.