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Verdi and Shakespeare

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Giuseppe Verdi and introduces highlights from Otello. He also considers the composer’s final contribution to the stage, based on Shakespeare’s fictional character Falstaff, Excerpts from Otello with Placido Domingo in the title role: the Orchestra and Chorus of Bastille Opera is conducted by Myung-Whun Chung. Extracts from Falstaff with Bryn Terfel in the title role: the Berlin Radio Choir and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Claudio Abbado,
Series
Composer of the Week
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
9 Sep 2016 at 12:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Contributor
Donald Macleod
Cast
Plácido DomingoOthello

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901); Falstaff

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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NW1 2DB

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