Below are some programme ideas and set list examples

PROGRAMME EXAMPLES:

"Songs from here, there and everywhere" - Trovatori perform their own arrangements of favourite songs and duets with their guitars as accompaniment; details of the première of this touring show can be found here
Classical concert
- full concert programmes available displaying the classical range of Trovatori's repertoire and talents
Showcase concert - full concert programmes available displaying the full range of Trovatori's repertoire and talents
Cabaret
- a shorter show of around 45 minutes displaying a range of Trovatori's repertoire and talents
Opera gala - popular arias, scenes and duets from the best known operas
An enchanted evening - mixture of light-hearted music theatre and operetta
Italian evening - Italian opera, Neapolitan and folk songs, ideal for a concert setting or a specially themed evening
French evening - French opera, classical, Edith Piaf and Charles Trenet hits, modern songs and more, ideal for a concert setting or a specially themed evening
Spanish evening - Spanish-themed songs including opera such as Carmen, modern songs and more, ideal for a concert setting or a specially themed evening
Christmas - all your best loved seasonal favourites including carols, classical and popular hits
Wedding ceremony/reception singers - Trovatori can perform for your ceremony or reception - or both!
Song recitals - various programmes available, including English, French, Italian and German songs
Afternoon acoustic sets - A concert of light opera, folk, ballads and easy listening



SET LIST EXAMPLES - click on the links below to view example repertoire for different events:

Classical
"Songs from here, there and everywhere"
Full concert
Cabaret set
Italian
French
Spanish
Christmas


Classical recital (45 minutes)

Accompanied by Darren and Caroline on their classical guitars 

Troubadour's Travel Guide: Trovatori share some of the songs and duets that have influenced and inspired them during their musical careers and travels including opera, Neapolitan and other traditional songs

"Life is beautiful":  Opera and song in the movies: In this programme, Darren and Caroline present songs and duets that have been used to enhance movie soundtracks, as well as performing some iconic film themes.

"Across the Pond and Back": British and American traditional song: Darren and Caroline explore some of the most beautiful and popular traditional songs from the British Isles and the USA.

"That's amore!": Love in Italian opera and Neapolitan song: An exploration of different aspects of love portrayed in some of the most popular opera arias, duets and classic Neapolitan songs. 

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"Songs from here, there and everywhere" (1 hr or 2 x 30 minutes)

1st half:

Santa Lucia - Traditional Neapolitan
O mio babbino caro - Puccini
Parla più piano - Rota/Kusik
Nella fantasia - Morricone/Ferrau
Gia il sole dal gange - Scarlatti
A vucchella - Tosti
Plaisir d'amour - Martini
Brindisi - Verdi

2nd half:
El condor pasa
- Robles/Simon & Garfunkel
Granada - Lara
Habanera - Bizet
Annie's song - Denver
O Danny boy
Down by the salley gardens
O, Waly, waly (The Water is Wide) - Traditional
O sole mio - di Capua/Capurro


Cabaret set (1 hr or 2 x 30 minutes)

Barcarolle
Habanera
La donna e mobile
Brindisi
People will say we're in love
Bring him home
Think of me
All I ask of you
The impossible dream
Santa Lucia
Parla più piano
O mio babbino caro
Nella fantasia
Granada
O Danny Boy
O sole mio


Italian set (1 hr or 2 x 30 minutes)

Santa Lucia
Deh vieni alla finestra
La ci darem
Quando m'en vo
Caro mio ben
Barcarolle
Deh vieni, non tardar
Gia sole del gange
A vucchella
Torna a Surriento
Parigi o cara
Brindisi
La donna e mobile
A vuchella
O mio babbino caro
O sole mio
Time to say goodbye


French set (1 hr or 2 x 30 minutes)

Barcarolle
La vie en rose
La mer
I remember it well
Clair de lune
Toreador song
Habanera
Je crois entendre
Plaisir d'amour
J'attendrai
Ici-bas
Je ne regrette rien
Au fond du temple saint
Les berceaux
Apres un reve
Chanson d'amour
La mer
C'est comme ca

Spanish set

Valencia
Habanera
Deh vieni alla finestra
La ci darem
I feel pretty
Maria
Somewhere
Bésame mucho
Granada
Les tringles des sistres
Spanish eyes
Chiquitita
El condor pasa
La Paloma
Amigos para siempre


Christmas (Full concert programme available - 1 hr 30 minutes - or a 30 minute or 2 x 30 minute sets)

Example programme: 

Little Road to Bethlehem
The Carol Singers
Good King Wenceslas
What child is this?
Ding Dong! Merrily on High
In the Bleak Midwinter
The infant king
Silver Bells
White Christmas
Silent night
O Holy Night