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Milan, the Teatro alla Scala celebrates the 150th anniversary of Verdi's Requiem, conducted by Riccardo Chailly
The event in the Church of San Marco where the first performance took place; among the soldiers Marina Rebeka and Francesco Meli
Organized by: Teatro alla Scala Foundation

Teatro alla Scala Foundation Presents

“ Season 2023/24 | Extraordinary concerts”
The Teatro alla Scala celebrates i 150 years from the "Requiem Mass" Of Joseph greens presenting the masterpiece of the master from Busseto in the Church of San Marco where the world premiere took place, conducted by Verdi himself in memory of Alessandro Manzoni.

The concert, Thursday May 23, 2024 at 8.30 pm, you see Riccardo Chailly on the podium ofOrchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala, the latter instructed by Alberto Malazzi; soloists are the soprano Marina Rebeka, the mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcelona, the tenor Francis Meli and the bass Alexander Vinogradov.

The Requiem Mass it occupies a particular place in the Scaliger repertoire and in the sensitivity of the Milanese. Dedicated to Alessandro Manzoni (but originating from a project promoted by Verdi for a collective homage by Italian composers to Gioachino Rossini: the Messa per Rossini which Riccardo Chailly conducted at La Scala in 2017 and recorded for Decca), it was the subject of memorable performances by Toscanini, De Sabata and Karajan and has entered the recurring repertoire of musical directors with Claudio Abbado and Riccardo Muti, also returning frequently with Daniel Barenboim. Of the performances directed by Riccardo Chailly, those in the Milan Cathedral in the presence of the President of the Republic and then in the Bergamo Cathedral and in the Brescia Cathedral in 2020 in memory of the victims of the pandemic remain memorable.
Milan, the Teatro alla Scala celebrates the 150th anniversary of Verdi's Requiem, conducted by Riccardo Chailly

Interpreters

Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala
Director Riccardo Chailly
Choir Master Alberto Malazzi

Soprano Marina Rebeka
Mezzo soprano Daniela Barcelona
Tenor Francesco Meli
Bass Alexander Vinogradov

Program

Giuseppe Verdi 

Requiem mass for the anniversary of Manzoni's death, 22 May 1874

for solos, choir and orchestra

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Teatro alla ScalaThe New Regio Ducal… more

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