Nabucco at Masada

Nabucco at Masada


Giuseppe Verdi

Libretto: Temistocle Solera, after the play by Auguste Anciet - Bourgeois and Francis Cornu

First Performance: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, March 9, 1842

First Peformance at the Israeli Opera: December 29, 1994


Conductor           Daniel Oren
Director Joseph Rochlitz
Set Designer Nitzan Refaeli
Sound Designer Bryan Grant
Lighting Designer Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi)
Costume Designer  Alberto Spiazzi
Landscape Designer  Giora Porter
Landscape Director

Ronen Peled-Hadad



Nabucco Alberto Gazale
Devid Cecconi
Zaccaria Paata Burchuladze
Abigaille Dimitra Theodossiou
Baysa Dashnyam
Ismaele Nazzareno Antinori
Fanena Eufemia Tufano
Tiziana Carraro
High Priest Carlo Striuli
Abdallo Felix Livshitz
Anna Lilia Gretsova

The Israeli Opera Chorus

Conductor: Yishai Steckler

The Tel Aviv Philharnonic Choir
Conductor: Leonti Wolf

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in Italian
Surtitles in English and Hebrew
Surtitles: Israel Ouval

Verdi's "Jewish" opera in a special production, conducted by Daniel Oren, with the mountain of Masada as a natural towering backdrop, with special lighting, sound and fire effects, performed by international opera singers, the Israeli Opera Chorus and the Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion.

Production's Album

Photos: Yossi Zwecker        

Photo album from Nabucco at Masada- The President Visit

Photos:Yosef Avi Yair Engel

Dates: Thu 3.6.10 (22:00), Sat 5.6.10 (22:00), Sun 6.6.10 (22:00) 


* Tickets for Nabucco at Masada can only be purchased as part of the weekend package deal.

Festive Concert with Jessye Norman

The legendary Jessye Norman returns to Israel for a one time only concert featuring her best repertoire. Opera arias, songs, folk songs and spirituals with the opera orchestra conducted by Rachael Worby.

Jessye Norman's Concert Program

Mozart  Divertimento in D Major K.136          
Mozart    Vado, ma dove? K.583  
Saint-Saens   Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila
Saint-Saens   Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix from Samson et Dalila 
Puccini  Intermezzo (Act III) from Manon Lescaut   
Puccini  O mio babbino, caro from Gianni Schicchi        
Verdi (arr. McAlister) Triumphal March from Aida
Verdi   Ritorna vincitor from Aida

Gershwin (arr. Bennett) Orchestral Selections from Porgy and Bess
Gershwin    My Man’s Gone Now from Porgy and Bess
Bernstein (arr. Mason) West Side Story, orchestral selections
Ellington   Don’t Get Around Much Anymore                          
Ellington  I’ve Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good
Ellington  Come Sunday                                 
Ellington    Heaven               
Ellington    It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)                 

All Ellington songs arranged for Miss Norman by Patrick Russ                                             

Thurs 3.6.10 (21:00) 

Nabucco at Masada web site

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