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Viva Verdi / Lu Jia, China National Centre For The Performing Arts


Release Date: 03/31/2015 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 20302  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Lü Jia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Performing Arts Center ChorusChina National Performing Arts Center Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Unlike any other composer Giuseppe Verdi illuminates the great emotions and opulent melodies of the Italian opera. Created exclusively for the occasion of the celebrated composer’s 200th birthday, Beijing’s most important opera house, the National Centre for the Performing Arts, presents an exceptional gala: Viva Verdi. It features stars from the opera world such as Dilbèr or Roberto Scandiuzzi as they perform the best moments from Verdi’s operas and his Messa da Requiem in a visually stunning production by director Hugo de Ana. As the moderator of Viva Verdi actor Zhang Guoli sheds more light on the composer behind the brilliant music. An international festival for opera fans, which once again gives emphasis to the reputation of the Read more National Centre for the Performing Arts as “the most prestigious venue of its kind in China” (nytimes.com).

VIVA VERDI

Gala Concert with highlights from

Messa da Requiem
Macbeth
Rigoletto
I vespri siciliani
Il trovatore
La forza del destino
La traviata
Don Carlo
Aida
Falstaff

China National Centre for the Performing Arts Chorus and Orchestra
Lü Jia, conductor

Recorded live at the China National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing, August 2013

Bonus:
- The Making of Viva Verdi

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese
Running time: 171 mins (concert) + 10 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 2 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

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Work(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Lü Jia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  China National Performing Arts Center Chorus,  China National Performing Arts Center Orchestra
Period: Romantic 

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