Classic opera "The Troubadour" to be staged in Beijing
BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- "The Troubadour," a four-act opera by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, will hit the stage of the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from Oct. 23 to 27 in Beijing.
The upcoming performance will be delivered under the baton of Italian conductor Rico Saccani who is well versed in opera art. Vocalists active at the world's top opera houses will sing the fascinating melodies together with Chinese opera artists during the performance.
The NCPA-produced opera tells the story of two biological brothers living in medieval Spain who fall in love with the same aristocratic girl and wage a desperate struggle against each other.