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Articles tagged with "by Elijah Moshinsky"

Verdi and Boito: the fiery friendship that produced two great final operas

28 June 2017

After tempestuous beginnings, this partnership brought the master of Italian opera out of retirement to write the magnificent final works Otello and Falstaff.

How Verdi proved experience can trump youth with Otello and Falstaff

6 July 2015

Verdi may have been well into his seventies by the time he wrote his two final operas, but he saved possibly his finest works until last.

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.

Musical highlight: ‘Orfanella il tetto umile…Figlia! A tal nome palpito’ from Simon Boccanegra

27 June 2013

A look at one of Verdi’s finest duets, which sees the emotional reunion of a father and his daughter.