Verdi’s Il Trovatore, at the Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 51.512888 -0.122369
Dates & Time:
, 4th, 7th, 10th, 13th, 16th December 2016, 26th, 28th, 31st January, 3rd, 6th and
Running time:
2 hours 55 mins, with interval
Tickets & Cost:
See Tickets for Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House are also available through
The contact number for Royal Opera House is +44 (0) 207 304 4000
If you’re driving to London here are some car parks near Royal Opera House
Book a minicab near Royal Opera House
The following bus routes go near Royal Opera House: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 176, 188, 501, 505, 521, X68
London bus fares 2016
The best London underground train stations to visit Royal Opera House are Charing Cross Covent Garden Embankment Holborn Leicester Square
Note: The actual closest train station to Royal Opera House is Covent Garden
London train fares 2016
Disclaimer: London Drum has no association with Il Trovatore or Royal Opera House. Whilst we make every effort to ensure the event information is accurate, operas in London are sometimes cancelled or amended without us being notified. You should always reconfirm the opera with Royal Opera House before making plans

Videos give an impression of the event only

Buy tickets at tickets from

Director -- David Bosch
Composer -- Verdi
Conductor -- Richard Farnes
Cast -- (the cast may change on different dates) Maria Agresta, Roberto Alagna, Lianna Haroutounian, Dmitri Hvorostovsky

"Il Trovatore" contains some of Verdi's best known arias including "Stride la vampa", "Di quella pira" and the "Anvil Chorus".

It tells the story of Count di Luna, who loves Leonora, but Leonora loves Manrico -- the Count's mortal enemy. The Count manages to capture Manrico and his mother, but Leonora promises herself to him if he will let them have their freedom. But there are no happy endings in opera... and Leonora takes poison and dies in Manrico's arms. The Count then takes his revenge on Manrico... but at what cost?

Check availability and prices:
Il Trovatore tickets from Ticketmaster

More classical music:
Verdi concerts in London
Royal Opera House events in London


Have you got a question?  Talk about Il Trovatore…

Ask a question!
Talk about Verdi’s Il Trovatore at the Royal Opera House


If you like Verdi concerts at Royal Opera House, then you might also like these other London events…

Manon Lescaut in LondonPuccini’s Manon Lescaut — Royal Opera House – 22nd, 26th, 29th November, 2nd, 5th, 9th and 12th December 2016The Royal Opera House will putting a production of Jonathan Kent's version of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".

Nutcracker in LondonTchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet – 23rd November 2016 to 12th January 2017Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.

Der Rosenkavalier in LondonRenee Fleming in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier – 17th, 20th, 22nd December 2016, 8th, 11th, 14th, 17th and 24th January 2017Renee Fleming will be starring in Richard Strauss' comedy opera "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Royal Opera House.

Katherine Jenkins in LondonKatherine Jenkins: Celebration – 27th December 2016Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will be performing some of her favourite songs at Barbican Hall.

Carmen On Ice in LondonCarmen on Ice — at the Wembley Arena – 11th to 15th January 2017Bizet's much-loved opera 'Carmen' will be transformed into a spectacular ice show at the SSE Arena.

If you like Royal Opera House, then you might also like…

> Royal Albert Hall events If you can’t find any events at the Royal Opera House then maybe you can try the Royal Albert Hall in London
> Royal Festival Hall events If you like this event at the Royal Opera House then try our guide to events at the Royal Festival Hall in London

Have you seen our London eBook?

500 pages packed with money saving tips, reviews, photos and street maps

Honest reviews of London’s most popular attractions and landmarks

Example itineraries – two weeks of ideas, including one week for kids

Insider tips – look inside Hampton Court, Westminster Abbey and St Paul’s for free

Bus and train fares – a detailed guide to the buses, trains, Oyster cards and fares

Available to buy from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Waterstones and more

Copyright © 2016 London Drum. All rights reserved · Contact London Drum · Privacy policy / Terms of use / Cookies

By category

By day

By month

By venue

Find events

Custom dates

London Pass

Save some money with London Pass Cheap entry into London attractions

London Pass

Learn more about London Pass

> Save moneyFree or discounted entry into top attractions

> Save timeJump the longest queues with Fast Track entry

Oyster card

Get an Oyster for the cheapest fares The easiest way to travel in London

Oyster card

Buy Oyster Cards Buy travelcardsBuy an Oyster card

> Save moneyGet the cheapest fares on London transport

> Easy to usePay as you go credit on the buses, boats and underground trains

Cheap tickets

Buy theatre tickets