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Verdi's Nabucco

Arnaud Bernard (stage director), Daniel Oren (direction) – With George Gagnidze (Nabucco), Rubens Pelizzari (Ismaele)...

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Cast

Arnaud Bernard — Stage director, costume designer
Alessandro Camera — Set designer
Paolo Mazzon — Lighting designer
George Gagnidze — Nabucco
Rubens Pelizzari — Ismaele
Rafał Siwek — Zaccaria
Susanna Branchini — Abigaille
Nino Surguladze — Fenena
Nicolo Ceriani — Gran Sacerdote di Belo
Paolo Antognetti — Abdallo
Elena Borin — Anna
Coro della Fondazione Arena di Verona
Orchestra della Fondazione Arena di Verona
Daniel Oren — Conductor

Program notes

Verdi’s first unqualified hit gets the royal treatment in Arnaud Bernard’s 2017 production at Verona’s world-famous Roman amphitheater, the Arena di Verona! Starring George Gagnidze in the title role, Rubens Pelizzari as Ismaele, Susanna Branchini as Abigaille, and Nino Surguladze as Fenena, Bernard’s Nabucco transposes the dramatic tale of the Hebrew people fighting the Babylonian invaders of Jerusalem to mid-19th century Milan. There, the Milanese defend themselves against the Austrian aggressors, with the legendary La Scala opera house standing in for the cherished Temple of the Hebrew people. An imaginative retelling of one of Verdi's most cherished operatic masterpieces!

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Directed by:
Andy Sommer
Venue: Arena di Verona (Verona, Italy)
Production date: 2017
Duration: 2 h 16 min
Production: © Bel Air Media ZDF
Available subtitle(s): EN, FR, IT, ES, KO, De
Resolution: Full HD

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Friday, July 31, 2026