Lyric's "Il Trovatore" is Grandest of the Grand

Vengeance! Passion! Kidnapping! Death! All this and more are on stage at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in its searing production of Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece “Il Trovatore,” which opened at the Civic Opera House the evening of Oct. 29. Never mind that the story is unbelievable; the drama is unmistakable. From the first drum rolls […]