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Articles tagged with "by Daniele Abbado"

Aiming high: 10 of the most challenging soprano roles

15 September 2016

From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.

Watch: ‘Verdi felt the people of his own nation needed a voice’ – Why Nabucco remains politically potent

22 June 2016

Stars of Daniele Abbado’s production discuss why Verdi's Biblical epic was politically potent in his own time, and why it remains relevant today.

Your Reaction: Nabucco live on BP Big Screens and YouTube

9 June 2016

What did you think of Verdi's epic opera starring Plácido Domingo?

Watch: Verdi’s Nabucco on demand

9 June 2016

Daniele Abbado’s production starring Plácido Domingo will be live-streamed online and relayed to BP Big Screens around the UK.

Your Reaction: Verdi’s Nabucco 2016

7 June 2016

What did you think of the return of Daniele Abbado’s powerful production of Verdi’s epic opera?

Verdi's Nabucco musical highlight: ‘Donna, chi sei?’

6 June 2016

Verdi shines the spotlight on the opera’s bad guys in this thrilling, ferocious duet.

Opera Essentials: Verdi's Nabucco

2 June 2016

Our quick introduction to Verdi’s first great success, home to the famous ‘Va pensiero’ chorus.

The true story behind ‘Va pensiero’, Verdi’s famous Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves

31 May 2016

Verdi’s much-loved chorus from the opera Nabucco has achieved an almost mythic status as a politically influential piece – but the truth is a little more complicated than that.

Watch: Plácido Domingo and Liudmyla Monastyrska on the challenges of Nabucco

18 February 2016

The singers discuss the complexities of Verdi’s Biblical epic, a challenge for any singer.

Verdi unpacked: A guide to the master of Italian opera

21 May 2015

The composer of La traviata, Macbeth and Otello consolidated and innovated the opera of his time.

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