Verdis composed Il Trovatore completly drunk during a period of depression and dispair. So later when people asked him what was the opera about he just said: „Did I compose that? I can’t remember…“. Of course he said that in italian not in english. But you what I mean. Anyway. Il Trovatore is a bloody disturbing opera. That’s why everybody loves it.
Trovatore is like life: Exciting und cruel! And somehow everything is somhow conected, but you will never figure out how!