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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
RNZ's award-winning recording of Verdi's Otello, including video, from the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in association with New Zealand Opera. Audio
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.
Antoinette Halloran (soprano), Deborah Humble (mezzo), Diego Torre (tenor), James Clayton (bass), Orpheus Choir, Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei Audio
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's "Opera in Concert", recorded Auckland Town Hall, 20 July 2018 Audio
Verdi’s epic opera is also an intimate love story of an Egyptian military hero and a captured Ethiopian princess.
This heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love is a rarely performed gem from Verdi’s early period. Video
An opera in four acts with libretto by Arrigo Boito based on Shakespeare’s Othello