My mad summer of opera, Part 2: Nabucco

Verdi, the Shakespeare of operatic composers, wrote 37 operas (counting second - and, in some cases, third - versions of some of his works), and like Shakespeare the playwright, it took him about ten attempts to achieve the maximum artistic quality (with Macbeth, no less). Nabucco is the attempt number three, and of the somewhat … Continue reading My mad summer of opera, Part 2: Nabucco

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