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Verdi was at the height of his powers as an operatic composer when he wrote this dramatic 'Requiem' in 1873. Video
Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the melancholy hunchback Rigoletto in Verdi's dramatic opera, in this Met Encore performance from 2013.
Verdi's opera explores long-held secrets, treachery and the father-daughter relationship, in the majestic setting of Renaissance Genoa. Video
The grandest of all grand operas, presented at the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's "Opera in Concert" for 2018. Audio
Join us at 8.00pm for tonight's livestream video from Auckland Philharmonia & guests in a semi-staged performance of Verdi's 'Aida'.
The intimate scope and subject matter inspired Verdi to create some of his most profound and heartfelt music. Video
Verdi’s opera is a powerful musical interpretation of Shakespeare’s timeless drama of ambition and its personal cost.
'Attila' is an early opera by Verdi telling the story of Attila the Hun. Video
Verdi's sweepingly ambitious opera on war, religion, love and fate. Video
RNZ's award-winning recording of Verdi's Otello, including video, from the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in association with New Zealand Opera. Audio
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Elric Hooper and Des Wilson discuss what it was about Shakespearean forms that so inspired Verdi. Audio
This grandest of grand operas features an epic backdrop for what is in essence an intimate love story. Video
Verdi’s last opera is a splendid finale to an unparalleled career in the theatre. Video
Launched in 1931, the Met's matinée broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical series in American radio history. The 2018-2019 season marks the 88th year of live Saturday broadcasts… Video
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel makes his Met debut leading Verdi’s towering Shakespearean masterpiece.
Verdi’s La Traviata survived a notoriously unsuccessful opening night to become one of the best-loved operas in the repertoire. Video
The unhappy plights of the melancholy hunchback Rigoletto, the ill-fated Gilda and the debonair but ruthless Duke of Mantua unfold in Verdi’s glorious melodies
Verdi's opera is based on Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth.
This intense opera is inspired by the real-life assassination of King Gustavus of Sweden in 1792.