The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Chris de Wilde

Il Trovatore Act 2 Scene 1

Il Trovatore Act 2 Scene 1
  • Production: Il Trovatore
  • Venue: Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre, Georgia
  • Year: 2006
  • Directed by: Vernon Mound
  • Composer : Giuseppe Verdi
  • Lighting Design by: Amiran Ananiashvili
  • Costume Design by: Chris de Wilde
  • Set designed by: Chris de Wilde
  • Photography by: Chris de Wilde
  • Design © Chris de Wilde
  • Image © Chris de Wilde
Setting Il Trovatore in the Spanish Civil War brings clarity to an obscure libtretto. Photographs and propaganda images of the period form backdrops that support & comment on the action.