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Opera on 3


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Live from the Met: II Trovatore
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. In Verdi's tale of revenge and mistaken identity, a count and a troubadour in 15th-century Spain are rivals for the love of Leonora. They fight a duel, and Leonora, believing the troubadour has been killed, vows to enter a convent. Sung in Italian. Introduced by Peter Allen.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Simone Young Parts 1 and 2 7.40 The Met Opera Quiz
William Livingstone puts listeners' questions to Linda Fairtile , Patrick Smith and William Weaver.
8.10 Parts 3 and 4


Introduced By: Peter Allen.
Unknown: William Livingstone
Unknown: Linda Fairtile
Unknown: Patrick Smith
Unknown: William Weaver.
Leonora: June Anderson(soprano)
Azucena: Dolora Zajick(mezzo)
Inez: Jane Shaulis(soprano)
Manrico: Richard Margison(tenor)
Messenger: Tim Willson(tenor)
Ruiz: Thomas Studebaker(tenor)
Count di Luna: Juan Pons(baritone)
Ferrando: Dimitri Kavrakos(bass)
Old gypsy: Joseph Pariso(bass)

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