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New National Theatre Opera 2011/2012 Season Opens with a Rousing Performance of Il Trovatore

On Sunday, October 2, the 2011/2012 opera season kicked off with a rousing performance of a new production of Verdifs masterpiece, Il Trovatore. It was an intense theatrical performance filled with the overwhelming energy of gvoiceh and gdramah that are the true essence of Italian opera.

Producer Ulrich Peters, who describes this opera as the gpersonification of death,h has created a work that is both fierce and beautiful, replete with tension and intensity. Pietro Rizzo led the Tokyo Philharmonic in a passionate performance, and the audience was enraptured by a cast of top-class artists from around the world, including Tamar Iveri (Leonora), who fascinated the audience with her beautiful voice and profound expressiveness, Walter Fraccaro (Manrico), whose tenor voice was so powerful it seemed to reach right down to the seats, Vittorio Vitelli (Il Conte di Luna), who combines power and charm, and Andrea Ulbrich (Azucena), an artist with tremendous stage presence.

The premiere was attended by ambassadors, cultural affairs officers, and representatives from cultural organizations from 12 countries, who commended the exceptional quality of the performance.