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14 reviews
2 stars
There was $10 valet parking in a ramp directly across the street! Only a couple minutes from pulling into the ramp, to sitting in your seat.
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7 events
3 reviews
3 stars
If you have the opportunity to see this, take it. It's an excellent production.
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"Il Trovatore"
14 ratings
4.3 average rating
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17 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

Musically this show was impressive and well done; however I have to admit my own ignorance as partially responsible for my disappointment. Despite the name of the Opera troupe, the uninitiated would not have known that stylistically the opera...continued

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30 events
9 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed the performance. The voices were very strong and expressive!! It was a very moving experience.

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17 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 27 2013

This was an opera without the sets and only a trace of acting. I'm not an opera guy but wanted to give this performance a shot. The voices were beautiful.

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Three plots of love, war and revenge intertwine in one of Giuseppi Verdi’s most popular operas. Melody after melody soars through this romantic classic about a gypsy’s revenge, a son’s abduction, and a border-war in Northern Spain in the fifteenth century. Sung in Italian with piano, chorus and English surtitles.

Immerse yourself in the powerful sound of opera. Minnesota Concert Opera’s world-class singers excite your ears and reach your soul in the intimate and acoustically impeccable Goodale Theater. Welcome to MCO, where the spotlight is on the music.


Il Trovatore_ is an Italian opera in four acts. Music by Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901), Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, Based on the play El Trovador (1836)

About the Ticket Supplier: The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

The Cowles Center provides a home for the local dance community and works as an advocate for these artists by providing a professional environment with opportunities for them to refine and perform their work.