Count Luna and Manrico are fighting on opposite sides of Spanish civil war. At the same time, they rival for Leonora, who however loves Manrico. A terrible past casts a shadow on them: Manricos alleged mother had thrown what she thought to be Lunas brother into a fire – in reality she had, bewildered, killed her own baby, and risen Lunas brother in her own child’s place, under the name of Manrico. When Manrico is arrested and sentenced to death, Leonora offers her life to save him. Count Luna learns that she has poisoned herself to escape her fate to live on his side, and orders Manrico to be executed. A desperated Azucena tells him, that he had killed his own brother-german, that she had risen unawaredly…

16 Jun


Vienna State Opera
16 June 2020
Starting Hour