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    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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