Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco is performed this year at Arena di Verona with 13 Dates, starting on June 15th and ending on September 5th
Nabucco is an opera in four acts composed in 1841 by Giuseppe Verdi.
It is based on the Biblical story of the Jews, assaulted and exiled from their land by Babylonian King Nabucco. The main plot is romantic and political as well.
Nabucco is the opera that have permanently established Giuseppe Verdi’s reputation as a composer. Giuseppe Verdi himself told in an interview: “this is the opera with which my artistic career really begins. And though I had many difficulties to fight against, it is certain that Nabucco was born under a lucky star.”
Under its original name of Nabucodonosor, the opera was first performed at La Scala in Milan on 9 March 1842.
Nabucco di Giuseppe Verdi: Dates in Arena di Verona (italy) in summer 2013:
- June 15th ,21st, 29th
- July 4th, 11th, 25th;
- August 1st, 4th, 11th, 14th, 18th, 26th;
- September 5th.
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What is the most famous part of the Opera Nabucco ?
Most famous part of the opera is the “Va, pensiero, sull’ali dorate / “Fly, thought, on golden wings,” (see video Below)