Giuseppe Verdi, Italy's most admired and best known composer, creator of repertoire masterpieces such as Nabucco, Aida and the world famous Requiem Mass died in Milan, Italy, on 27th of January 1901.
To celebrate this unique composer, Thomas Hampson, eloquent and world-famous baritone, tells the story of Verdi's life and works. The footage was shot on locations in Italy such as Milan and Venice, and in France.
Riccardo Muti, Liliana Cavani – Salvatore Licitra (Riccardo), Maria Guleghina (Amelia) – Teatro alla Scala
A tribute to Italy
Riccardo Muti, Hugo de Ana – Barbara Frittoli (Leonora), Violeta Urmana (Azucena), Salvatore Licitra (Manrico) – Teatro alla Scala
New Philharmonia Orchestra