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Prom 72 (part 1): Verdi & Tchaikovsky

BBC Proms, 2013 Season, Prom 72 Episode 1 of 2

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Penny Gore

The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi and Xian Zhang at the BBC Proms perform Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony, and are joined by Joseph Calleja for arias by Verdi

Verdi: La forza del destino - overture
Verdi: Attila - 'O dolore! ed io vivea'
Verdi: I vespri siciliani - 'À toi que j'ai chérie'
Verdi: La traviata - Prelude (Act 1)
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra - 'O inferno! ... Sento avvampar nell'anima'
Verdi: Aida - Triumphal March (Act 2)
Verdi: Luisa Miller - 'O! fede negar potessi ... Quando le sere al placido'
Verdi: Rigoletto - 'La donna è mobile'

7.55pm Interval

8.15pm
Tchaikovsky: Manfred

Joseph Calleja (tenor)
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
Xian Zhang (conductor)

The Orchestra Sinfonia di Milano Giuseppe Verdi under Chinese-American conductor Xian Zhang complete the season's Tchaikovsky Symphony series with his Byronic Manfred Symphony. And Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja warms up for the Last Night of the Proms by joining the orchestra for overtures and arias by Verdi.

55 minutes

Last on

Thu 5 Sep 2013 19:00
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