Viva Verdi! The La Scala Concert (DVD)
If there is one opera house in the world synonymous with the music of Verdi it is the Teatro alla Scala, Milan. This concert from the sumptuous auditorium of La Scala was given in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Verdi s birth and comprises some of his best-known overtures alongside rarer repertoire from the operas.
The Filarmonica della Scala have this music in their blood and under Chailly deliver performances of scintillating precision and panache.
Opening Titles GIUSEPPE VERDI 1813 1901 Nabucco Sinfonia Giovanna d Arco Sinfonia Jérusalem Introduction Jérusalem Airs de ballet I Pas de quatre II Pas de deux III Pas solo IV Pas d ensemble I vespri siciliani Sinfonia I vespri siciliani Le quattro stagioni; The Four Seasons I L inverno · Winter II La primavera · Spring III L estate · Summer IV L autunno · Autumn ENCORE La forza del destino Sinfonia