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Saturday, January 7, 2017 Permalink

Met Opera: Nabucco

  

Nabucco
by Giuseppe Verdi

 

 

Verdi’s third opera, a stirring drama about the fall of ancient Jerusalem at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar (Nabucco).

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people. 

 

Conductor: James Levine     

 

Cast:

Abigaille: Liudmyla Monastyrska

Femnena: Jamie Barton

Ismaele: Russell Thomas  

Nabucco: Plácido Domingo

Zaccaria: Dmitry Belosselskiy



Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 2 hrs 44 min