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Verdi's Attila from La Scala, Milan

One of Verdi's less well-known operas, Attila, based on an 1809 play by Zacharias Werner, in a performance from La Scala, Milan and conducted by Riccardo Chailly.

Riccardo Chailly conducts one of Verdi's less well-known operas - Attila, based on an 1809 play by Zacharias Werner - in a performance from La Scala, Milan. Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov stars in the title role of the King of the Huns.

Presented by Tom Redmond.

2.00pm
Verdi - Attila
Attila.....Ildar Abdrazakov (Bass)
Odabella.....Saioa Hernández (Soprano)
Ezlo.....George Petean (Baritone)
Foresto.....Fabio Sartori (Tenor)
Uldino.....Francesco Pittari (Tenor)
Pope Leo I.....Gianluca Buratto (Bass)
La Scala Orchestra
La Scala Chorus
Riccardo Chailly (Conductor)

c.4.00pm
Grace Williams - Trumpet Concerto
Philippe Schartz (trumpet)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Owain Arwel Hughes (conductor)

3 hours

Music Played

  • Franz Liszt

    (Chopin) 6 Polish songs transc. for piano, No.6 "Heimkehr"

    Performer: Leslie Howard.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Attila

    Performer: Ildar Abdrazakov. Performer: Saioa Hernandez. Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
  • Albert Roussel

    Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No.2

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Walter Weller.
  • Vincent d’Indy

    Lied for viola & orchestra, Op.19

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Oblivion - Tango

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Clark Rundell.

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