Concert performance sung in Italian with English supertitles.
A biblical tale, Nabucco chronicles the oppression of Zaccaria and the Jews by Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar and his spiteful daughter, Abigaille. Nabucco was an inspiring call to arms for Italians fighting for freedom in Austria shortly after its premiere. with “Va, pensiero (The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves),” adopted as Italy’s unofficial national anthem. da Corneto proudly celebrates the 200th birthday of our favorite composer, Giuseppe Verdi, with one of his first great successes – a tale of love, jealousy, conversion and forgiveness.
Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes