da Corneto Opera Orchestra & Chorus Presents "Nabucco" by Giuseppe Verdi on October 20 at 4 p.m. (Up to 53% Off)

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Concert opera company performs the piece that confirmed Verdi's reputation, focusing purely on the melodies

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The Deal

  • One ticket to see da Corneto Opera Orchestra & Chorus Presents Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi
  • When: Sunday, October 20, at 4 p.m.
  • Where: Harris Theater for Music and Dance 
  • Door time: 3 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.<p>

Seating Options

  • $17 for the front and back side orchestra (up to a $35 value)
  • $19 for the middle side orchestra (up to a $40 value)
  • $22 for the front center orchestra (up to a $45 value)
  • $25 for the middle center orchestra (up to a $50 value)
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Nabucco

Cementing his reputation as Europe’s foremost opera composer when it debuted, Verdi’s Nabucco thrills audiences with a sweeping story of love and betrayal. Short for Nabucodonosor—the Babylonian king also known as Nebuchadnezzar—the opera loosely adapts the Biblical tale of the Jewish kingdom’s conquest and the exile of its people. It finds Ismaele, a Jewish prince who has fallen in love with Fenena, Nabucco’s younger daughter, deciding between his beloved and his people. Ismaele can prevent the conquest single-handedly—Abigaille, Nabucco’s treacherous elder daughter, will call off the assault in exchange for his hand in marriage. The drama unfolds through powerful songs such as “Va, pensiero,” an ethereal ode to the Jewish people’s lost homeland that was later repurposed as an anthem for Italian freedom fighters in the 1860s. 

Adopting Rossini’s maxim that opera consists of “voice, voice, and more voice,” da Corneto Opera’s musicians perform Nabucco without any staging. Instead, the ensemble lines up in front of the audiences to focus solely on capturing the work’s sumptuous sound and ignoring the impulse to turn around and read the English supertitles.<p>

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