Viva Verdi: Overtures & Preludes / Riccardo Chailly

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliana
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Alzira
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il corsaro
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Jerusalem (Original Version (libr. from 1843 "I Lombardi"))
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Jérusalem
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Giovanna d'Arco
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Wiiner of the 2012 ECHO Award for "Conductor of the Year" and one of the world's most respected maestros Riccardo Chailly celebrates Verdi's bicentenary year - and his own 60th birthday (in 2013) - with a disc of overtures, preludes and ballet movements from some of the composer's best-loved operas.

Aiding an extra touch authenticity, the works are performed by the Filarmonica della Scala - the opera house with which Verdi himself was most closely associated and where Chailly launched his own conducting career based in the city where Verdi died and Chailly was born.

Chailly has been long associated with the Filarmonica della Scala - the opera house with which Verdi himself was most closely associated and where Chailly launched his own conducting career, based in the city where Verdi died and Chailly was born.

Chailly has been long associated with the Filarmonica della SCala and recorded four Decca albums with them (including discs of Rossini overtures and cantatas), while this Verdi recordings for Decca include the Messa solenne and other rare sacred works a disc of Verdi Discoveries and a complete Rigoletto starring the alte Luciano Pavarotti.

Bringing together a trio of Italian greats - a world-famous composer a fine orchestra and a first-class conductor - this et will b eon e of the highlights of Decca's new releases for the Verdi bicentenary year.

Sunday Times, 10th February 2013
Chailly and the orchestra of La Scala, Milan, are surely a Verdian match made in heaven, but we have had few chances to experience them together in this composer on disc...Dynamic rhythmic momentum and prima donna-like woodwind solos make mini operas of even the early "symphonies" from Nabucco, Alzira and Giovanna d'Arco...It's hard to imagine this music better played or conducted than here.

The Guardian, 28th February 2013
Even though they are all standalone orchestral items, there's nothing dutiful about any of them; Chailly gives them a real sense of theatre. Impending drama infuses the opening pages of the Vespri Siciliani overture; you get the feeling of been plunged straight into the maelstrom with Il Corsaro; and the orchestra shows off its mettle in La Forza del Destino.

MusicWeb International, April 2013
Chailly delivers thrilling - even electrifying performances of these Verdi overtures.

Gramophone Magazine, May 2013
This is a particularly happy contribution to the Verdi bicentenary. The orchestra as been breastfed on the music and the conductor brings that little extra bit of telling exuberance to proceedings...the playing simply fizzes.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012).



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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliana :: Sinfonia
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Ensemble: Filarmonica Della Scala
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1855

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Alzira :: Overture (Sinfonia)
  • Performer: Fabrizio Meloni (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1845

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La traviata :: Act 1. Prelude
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il corsaro :: Prelude
  • Performer: Mauro Ferrando (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Nabucco :: Overture
  • Performers: Mauro Ferrando (Clarinet); Fabien Thouand (Oboe)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1842

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Jérusalem (Original Version (libr. from 1843 "I Lombardi")) :: Overture (Introduction)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Jérusalem :: Act 3. Air de Ballet no 1. Pas de Quat
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Jérusalem :: Act 3. Air de Ballet no 2. Pas de Deux
  • Performers: Fabrizio Meloni (Clarinet); Marco Zoni (Flute); Fabien Thouand (Oboe)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Jérusalem :: Act 3. Air de Ballet no 3. Pas Solo
  • Performer: Luisa Prandino (Harp)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Jérusalem :: Act 3. Air de Ballet no 4. Pas d'Ensem
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Giovanna d'Arco :: Overture
  • Performers: Fabrizio Meloni (Clarinet); Marco Zoni (Flute); Fabien Thouand (Oboe)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1845

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Preludio
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth :: Overture (Preludio)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino :: Overture (Sinfonia)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Auditorium di Milano (06/05/2012-06/11/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862