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Shakespeare Meets Verdi

Synopsis
A show, written, staged and presented by Tim Heath, to celebrate the centenary of Verdi’s death, discussing the meeting of the ghosts of Verdi and Shakespeare. Includes excerpts from Macbeth, Otello and Falstaff. Part drama, part educational talk and part a vocal concert. With Zara Ballara (soprano), Peter Barber (baritone), John D’Ancona (tenor) and Patrizia Dina (mezzo-sporano). Recorded in the British Library Auditorium (London).
Series
British Library Events
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
9 Oct 2001
Duration
41 mins

Credits

Writer
Tim Heath
Cast
John D’Ancona 
Patrizia Dina 
Peter Barber (2) 
Zara Ballara 

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Macbeth; Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)

Production Company

Name

British Library

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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