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DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY & JONAS KAUFMANN SINGS VERDI IN MOSCOW 2008 LIVE
Seeded by jorgeliebermannjx on 31 May 2012
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VERDI La Forza del Destino 1 ) URNA FATALE 2 ) SOLENNE IN QUEST´ORA Between 1855 and 1867, an outpouring of great Verdi operas followed, among them such repertory staples as Un ballo in maschera (1859), La forza del destino (commissioned by the Imperial Theatre of Saint Petersburg for 1861 but not performed until 1862), and a revised version of Macbeth (1865). Other somewhat less often performed include Les vĂªpres siciliennes (1855) and Don Carlos (1867), both commissioned by the Paris Opera and initially given in French. Today, these latter two operas are most often performed in their revised Italian versions. Simon Boccanegra followed in 1857. Giuseppe Verdi in 1876 by Etienne Carjat In 1869, Verdi was asked to compose a section for a requiem mass in memory of Gioachino Rossini and proposed that this requiem should be a collection of sections composed by other Italian contemporaries of Rossini. The requiem was compiled and completed, but it was cancelled at the last minute (and