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  • Daniele Abbado ph Rudy Amisano 596329RADG
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Ph. Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano
From 24 October to 19 November 2017
Giuseppe Verdi

Teatro alla Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House - Covent Garden of London, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Gran Teatre de Liceu of Barcelona Production

Running Time: 2 hours 50 minutes intermission included


FIRST ACT: 45 minutes / pause: 5 minutes / SECOND ACT: 33 minutes / Intermission: 30 minutes / THIRD ACT, first part: 19 minutes / pause: 4 minute / THIRD ACT, second part: 9 minutes / FOURTH ACT: 25 minutes

Conductor Nello Santi
Staging Daniele Abbado
Sets and costumes Alison Chitty
Lights Alessandro Carletti
Videos  Luca Scarzella
Choreographic movements Simona Bucci


Nabucco Leo Nucci
Ismaele Stefano La Colla
Zaccaria Mikhail Petrenko

Martina Serafin (24, 27, 31 Oct.; 4 Nov.)

Anna Pirozzi (7, 11, 16, 19 Nov.)

Fenena Annalisa Stroppa
Il Gran Sacerdote Giovanni Furlanetto
Abdallo Oreste Cosimo*
Anna  Ewa Tracz*

*Soloists of the Teatro alla Scala Academy for Lyric Opera



Unanimously considered to be an authority on the Italian repertoire, Nello Santi is closely linked to Nabucco, of which he is one of the most accredited interpreters. The revival of the staging by Daniele Abbado sees the role of Abigaille played by Anna Pirozzi, in her second Verdi title at La Scala after I due Foscari, and by Martina Serafin, while the leading role is once again played by Leo Nucci. Stefano La Colla returns as Ismaele, after appearing as Calaf in the Turandot that opened the six-month Expo season, conducted by Riccardo Chailly; and Mikhail Petrenko, one of the most interesting bass voices of recent years, makes his La Scala debut in the role of Zaccaria.