Kristin Lewis plays Leonora in this production of Il Trovatore. Maggio Musicale Florentino hide caption toggle caption Maggio Musicale Florentino Concerts Verdi's 'Il Trovatore': Profound Or Preposterous? WDAV June 19, 2010 Verdi's Il Trovatore remains one of the most popular operas of all time, but it walks a fine line between tragedy and farce. Find out who threw which baby into the fire in this production from the Maggio Musicale in Florence, Italy. Verdi's 'Il Trovatore': Profound Or Preposterous? Audio for this story is unavailable.