Nabucco Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi - Nabucco - Va, Pensiero (Gefangenenchor) - Matthias Georg Kendlinger - K&K Philharmoniker - K&K Opernchor - 06. April 2009 im Konzerthaus Ber. Roberto de Simone's production of this epic opera firmly established Verdi as the voice of the Italian people. Verdi's Nabucco tends to be respected and loved by opera devotees for two particular reasons; the 'Va, pensiero' chorus and the especially difficult soprano role of Abigaille. This MET Opera production is virtually superlative. The third act scene between Abigaille and Nabucco is wrenching.

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basis in life of Nebuchadnezzar II

  • In Nebuchadnezzar II

    …basis of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Nabucco, while his supposed madness is the theme of William Blake’s picture “Nebuchadnezzar.”

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Nabucco Verdi Va Pensiero

  • In Giuseppe Verdi: Early career

    …first performed 1842; known as Nabucco), based on the biblical Nebuchadnezzar (Nebuchadrezzar II), though the well-known story he told later about snapping out of his lethargy only when the libretto fell open at the chorus “Va, pensiero”—by that time one of his most beloved works—is no longer credited. (The older…

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