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LA Opera - Nabucco

Closed November 19, 2017

And though I had many difficulties to fight against, it is certain that Nabucco was born under a lucky star.


Why See LA Opera - Nabucco?

revenge and redemption

Contemporary operatic icon Placido Domingo plays the titular King of Babylon, driven mad by his lust for power in this career-making Grand opera from the pen of Verdi. Matched in its lofty subject matter taken from the biblical books of Jeremiah and Daniel by an exceptional score, this bloodthirsty and passion-filled story of the oppression of the Israelites and their fight for freedom is truly a transcendental experience rarely matched in the genre.

a power play, the story of Nabucco

Nabucco takes you far back in time to Babylon, where tensions are rising between the Hebrews and the Babylonians. Nabucco is King, but his days are numbered, at least according to his treacherous daughter Abigaille, who plans to overthrow her father and expel the Israelites. But first she must dispose of her kidnapped sister, whose time in captivity has found her sympathetic and dedicated to restoring peace...

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Opening night: 14 October 2017


Sung in Italian with projected English translations

Run time

Two hours and 45 minutes

And before you stop reading

1923 Playbill for Nabucco Used under Creative Commons License

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