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The Weapons of Il Trovatore

Posted by Utah Opera in Props

I don’t think I’ll be giving anything away if I tell you that there might be a swordfight or two in Il Trovatore. Which means a whole table of swords for the cast: Maybe a crossbow or two: And what opera is complete without a…

Opera Props for Il Trovatore

Posted by Utah Opera in Props

The cast from Il Trovatore is here, and my human is very busy getting props together. I had Opera Gal take this photos for you: I think props are the best part of an opera! (And I’m not just saying that because the Propsmaster gives…

Carts full of fabric!

Posted by Opera Gal in Costumes

The fun thing about the Utah Opera Costume Shop is that treasure lurks around every corner. You never know when you’ll turn around and hit your shin on a cart that is just filled to the brim with fabric!

Soldiers all lined up in a row.

Posted by Opera Gal in Costumes

We may still be two months away from the first opera in our 2012-13 Season, Verdi’s Il Trovatore, but the costume shop is already hard at work, planning out the costumes for the cast. Here’s a line of soldier’s caps that will be worn by…