Title
Rigoletto
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi 1813-1901
Performer
Piotr Beczala  (tenor) Leo Nucci  (bariton) Elena Mosuc  (sopraan) László Polgár  (bas) Chor des Opernhauses Zürich Orchester des Opernhauses Zürich
Conductor
Nello Santi
Director
Gilbert Deflo
Librettist
Francesco Maria Piave
Publisher
Art Haus Musik, 2007
1 dvd-video + boekje
Recording date
2006
Playing time
02:08:00
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Duits, Frans, Spaans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Italiaans, Engels, Frans, Spaans
EAN
0807280128598
CDR
DCD0674

About Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈverdi]; 9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer. He was born near Busseto to a provincial family of moderate means, and developed a musical education with the help of a local patron. Verdi came to dominate the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, and Gioachino Rossini, whose works significantly influenced him.

In his early operas, Verdi demonstrated a sympathy with the Risorgimento movement which sought the unification of Italy. He also participated briefly as an elected politician. The chorus "Va, pensiero" from his early opera Nabucco (1842), and similar choruses in later operas, were much in the spirit of the unification movement, and the composer himself became esteemed as a representative of these ideals. An…Read more on Wikipedia