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Dorothy Chandler PavilionLos Angeles, California, CA90012, United States
2017 October 14 19:30, November 02 19:30, November 05 14:00, November 08 19:30, November 11 19:30, November 19 14:00
LA Opera
James ConlonConductor
Thaddeus StrassbergerDirector, Set Designer
Mattie UllrichCostume Designer
Plácido DomingoTenorNabucco
Liudmyla MonastyrskaSopranoAbigaille
Nancy Fabiola HerreraSopranoFenena
Mario ChangTenorIsmaele
Morris RobinsonBassZaccaria
LA Opera Chorus
LA Opera Orchestra

As an aging king descends into madness, his bloodthirsty daughter begins a reign of terror, leaving a defenseless populace to battle for freedom from their oppressors. A monumental opera that made Verdi a national hero, Nabucco boasts a bold score that goes straight to the heart, highlighted by the immortal chorus of the Hebrew slaves.

In Thaddeus Strassberger’s production, the towering biblical drama is exquisitely presented as it might have been staged at its 1842 premiere at Teatro alla Scala. Plácido Domingo continues his astonishing exploration of the Verdi baritone repertory with his portrayal of the title role, with one of today’s brightest stars, Liudmyla Monastyrska, making her company debut as the king's power-hungry daughter, Abigaille.

Plácido Domingo (Nabucco) © Ken Howard | LA Opera
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