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Welsh National Opera: Il Trovatore


Donald Gordon Theatre

We are sorry to announce that Welsh National Opera spring season has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. We will contact ticket bookers directly with more information. Please accept our apologies for any disappointment the cancellation of these performances may cause.

A gypsy woman is burnt at the stake accused of bewitching one of Count di Luna’s twin sons.

Her daughter, Azucena, vows to avenge her death and acts impulsively with tragic consequences.

15 years later, the new Count di Luna pursues Leonora, but she loves the mysterious troubadour Manrico. The love triangle becomes a tangled web of deceit, as the story plays out through sacrifice, jealousy, murder and vengeance.

One of the greatest of all operas, Il trovatore (‘The Troubadour’) features a rousing score including the instantly recognisable Anvil Chorus. Mary Elizabeth Williams returns to WNO as Leonora in WNO’s timeless production, last performed in 2011.

Sung in Italian, with surtitles in English and Welsh

For multi-buy packages, please select your shows and the discount will be applied in the basket.

Discounts will be applied to the lowest common number of seats. If the number of attendees varies per production, please contact us on 029 2063 6464.

Age guidance: 8+

Start time: 7.15pm

Running time:  approximately 2 hours 35 minutes (including one interval)

Group offers

Groups 10+ from £4 off. Applies to selected seats. Organise a group visit.


£12.50 — applies to selected seats. One free teacher's seat with every 10 pupils. Call 029 2063 6464.

Under 16

£5 — one ticket per full paying adult.

All offers subject to selected seats, allocations and availability.

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