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Articles tagged with "Va Pensiero"

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.

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.

From celebrity chefs to Hollywood stars: Verdi’s far-reaching influence, as shown on ‘Desert Island Discs
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25 September 2013

The BBC Radio 4 archive reveals Verdi is a top choice for famous castaways from across the globe.

Watch: Hundreds perform in ‘Va, pensiero’ flashmob in Covent Garden Piazza


24 September 2013

Event saw members of the public and professionals take part in a special Deloitte Ignite event.

Be part of our free Festival of Voices on Sunday 22 September

19 September 2013

Join performances, workshops and special events led by RM19's Dominic Peckham, all part of Deloitte Ignite.

Remixing Verdi: Elspeth Brooke on creating her immersive 'Va pensiero' installation

7 September 2013

The composer on using opera fan recordings from around the world to create a fresh take on a classic chorus.

Joyce DiDonato to perform at Last Night of the Proms

7 September 2013

Must-watch clips and insights featuring the superstar mezzo-soprano.

Learn 'Va Pensiero' and be part of the 2013 Deloitte Ignite Festival

27 August 2013

Opportunity to sing in Covent Garden open to newcomers and seasoned singers alike.

Nabucco to be broadcast by BBC Radio 3 on 8 June

6 June 2013

Production photos, behind the scenes films and essential guides to Verdi's biblical epic opera.

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