Concert will begin at 16:00 hours GMT
Verdi's 'Ernani' with Robert, Vassallo, Bauer and Alieva from Riga
Verdi's 'Ernani' is an operatic dramma lirico in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Hernani by Victor Hugo. In the mountains of Aragon, the bandits demand the reason for Ernani's gloom. Ernani replies that he loves Elvira. He asks the bandits to abduct her. Elvira worries about her upcoming marriage as servants deliver Silva's wedding presents to her. Performers:
Ernani: Luc Robert.
Don Carlo: Franco Vassallo.
Don Ruy Gomez de Silva: Andreas Bauer.
Elvira: Dinara Alieva.
Giovanna: Ilona Bagele.
Don Riccardo: Raimonds Bramanis.
Jago: Rihards Macanovskis.
Latvian National Opera Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Oren.