Latonia Moore & Gwyn Hughes Jones Star in Washington National Opera’s ‘Il Trovatore’

By Nicolas Quiroga

The Washington National Opera kicks off its season with a new production of “Il Trovatore” starting on October 22, 2022. 

The famed Verdi opera will receive a newly conceived period production by director Brenna Corner, with sets by Erhard Rom, a finalist of the International Opera Prize. There will also be wardrobe by Martin Pakledinaz.

The cast will be led by soprano Latonia Moore as Leonora and Welsh tenor Gwyn Hughes Jones, playing Manrico. They are joined by English baritone Christopher Maltman and mezzo-soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis as Azucena. Michele Gamba conducts.

“Il Trovatore” will be sung in Italian with its subtitles in English. The duration of the show  will be two hours and 40 minutes. The opera runs through November 7, 2022, at the Washington Opera House.