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Talk: ‘Verdi’s Nabucco’ – T235
30 October 2019 @ 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Tutor: Lewis Gaston and Peter Melville, Guildford Opera CompanyGo to all Talks
Lewis Gaston and Peter Melville, Guildford Opera Company
Nabucco (Nebuchadnezzar) was Giuseppe Verdi’s third opera and his first triumphant success. It includes ‘Va pensiero’, the chorus of the Hebrew slaves as they lament their exile in Babylon, the most popular of all Verdi’s choruses. The première was at La Scala, Milan in 1842.
Join Guildford Opera Company’s Music Director Lewis Gaston and Stage Director Peter Melville, as they explore, with musical illustrations, Verdi’s fascinating early masterpiece and its place in history.
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.