The Royal Opera House: Nabucco
|Release Date:||May 15, 2014|
|Running time:||169 minutes|
|Cast:||Plácido Domingo, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Vitalij Kowaljow, Andrea Caré, Marianna Pizzolato|
|Director:||Daniele Abbado, Nicola Luisotti|
Description: This new production of Nabucco is unmissable. Domingo takes another thrilling step into the baritone repertory following his triumphs as Simon Boccanegra, as he sings the title role of Nabucco for the first time. He is joined by an exciting young cast including Ukranian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska as the power-hungry priestess Abigaille. Acclaimed theatre and opera director Daniele Abbado makes his Royal Opera debut directing this co-production with La Scala, Milan.The plot is based on the biblical story of King Nebuchadnezzar (Nabucco), and focuses on his imprisonment of the Hebrews, his struggle against his unscrupulous daughter, Abigaille, his divine punishment and final salvation.
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