Concert will begin at 16:55 hours GMT
Verdi's 'Attila' with Abdrazakov, Hernández, Petean and Sartori from Milan
Verdi's 'Attila' is an opera in a prologue and three acts to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera, based on the 1809 play Attila, König der Hunnen (Attila, King of the Huns) by Zacharias Werner. Attila and his victorious horde are surprised to see a group of women spared as prisoners of war. Their leader, Odabella, asks why the Huns' women remain at home. Attila, impressed by her courage, offers a boon and she asks for her sword, with which she intends to avenge the death of her father at Attila's own hand. Performers:
Attila: Ildar Abdrazakov.
Odabella: Saioa Hernández.
Ezio: George Petean.
Foresto: Fabio Sartori.
Uldino: Francesco Pittari.
Leone: Gianluca Buratto.
Teatro alla Scala di Milano Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.