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Articles tagged with "Verdi 200"

Verdi’s Les Vêpres siciliennes to be broadcast by BBC Radio 3 on Monday 18 November

13 November 2013

Broadcast of Verdi’s rarely performed grand opera features an all-star cast conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Interactive Timeline: Giuseppe Verdi

9 October 2013

In celebration of the composer's 200th birthday, we take a look at the major events of Verdi's life through clips, images and facts.

Don Carlo to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 7 October 2013

4 October 2013

Production photos and essential guides to aspects of Verdi’s political thriller.

Your reaction: Verdi vs Wagner

16 September 2013

During the Deloitte Ignite debate chaired by Stephen Fry, we asked you which composer deserved to come out on top.

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.

Opera Essentials: Simon Boccanegra

24 June 2013

A quick guide to Giuseppe Verdi's opera about the rise and fall of the Doge of Genoa.

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.