Metropolitan Opera to Showcase ‘Nabucco’ in Cinemas

(Credit: Marty Sohl / Met Opera) The Metropolitan Opera’s 2023–24 Live in HD season will continue with the live transmission of Verdi’s “Nabucco.” The broadcast, which will take place on Jan. 6, features Georgian baritone George Gagnidze in the title role alongside Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska as Abigaille. They are joined by Russian mezzo-soprano Maria Barakova, South Korean tenor SeokJong Baek, and {…}

Q & A: Daniele Callegari on His Conducting Career & Approach to Verdi’s ‘Nabucco’

Italian Maestro Daniele Callegari is scheduled to lead performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Nabucco” at The Metropolitan Opera this season, September through October 2023, and December through January 2024. The lead roles will be performed by George Gagnidze as Nabucco, Liudmyla Monastyrska as Abigaille, and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Zaccaria. Callegari made his American debut in 2007, leading a concert performance of {…}

George Gagnidze & Liudmyla Monastyrska Lead Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Nabucco’

(Credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera) Elijah Moshinsky’s classic staging of Verdi’s “Nabucco” is set to return for 14 performances at the Metropolitan Opera. The production, which opens on Sept. 28, will star Georgian baritone George Gagnidze in the title role. Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska reprises her acclaimed turn as Abigaille which she last sang with the company during the 2016-17 season. {…}

Dimitri Platanias, Maria José Siri, Tassis Christoyannis Headline Greek National Opera’s ‘Nabucco’

The Greek National Opera will revive Italian director Leo Muscato‘s production of Verdi’s “Nabucco” from July 26 – 30, 2023 at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. The opera will star an international cast of singers, including Dimitri Platanias and Tassis Christoyannis in the title role, and Ekaterina Semenchuk and Maria José Siri alternating as Abigalie. Other cast members include Yannis {…}