"La Gazza Ladra": Overture (10:52)
Andrea Colombini conducts the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra in the opening of "The Thieving Magpie."
"Se quel guerrier io fossi!... Celeste Aida" (05:25)
The overture for "La Gazza Ladra" is a great way to start a concert about Italian opera. Matthias Nebbiai performs the aria from "Aida," composed by Guiseppe Verdi.
"Tacea la Notte Placida" (05:55)
Sylvia Pacini performs the aria from "Il Trovatore," composed by Verdi. Colombini conducts the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra.
"Nabucco": Overture (08:38)
Verdi's music represents the universal human struggle. See footage of Colombini conducting the opening piece from the opera.
"Va Pensiero" (05:15)
The Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus perform "The Hebrew Slaves Chorus"; Colombini conducts.
"Vesti la Giubba" (03:19)
Great Italian opera is not restricted to Puccini or Verdi. Nicola Simone Mugnaini sings an aria from "Pagliacci," composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo.
Mugnaini sings the song composed by Leoncavallo. Colombini conducts the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra.
"O Sole Mio" (04:01)
Simone Frediani, Mugnaini, and Nebbiai perform the traditional song composed by Eduardo Di Capua. Colombini conducts the Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra.
"Nessum Dorma" (04:15)
Frediani, Mugnaini, and Nebbai perform the final aria from "Turnadot," composed by Puccini. The Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra performs in the Musikverein.
Credits: Lucca City of Opera (01:03)
Credits: Lucca City of Opera
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