A film by Felix Breisach
Verdis Life told by Thomas HampsonFly, thought, on Golden Wings
is the famous prisoners chorus from one of Verdis most famous opera Nabucco through which he entered the hearts of his compatriots, and in those hearts he has remained, It is also the name and motto of this fascinating documentary about Verdis life.
Almost seventy years of creative activity lay between Verdis first compositions for Busseto and his corrections of the Falstaff score in 1893. Verdis popular trilogy, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore and La Traviata, revolutionized the musical theatre landscape.
The documentary follows Verdis life to places of his origin and those most important for him. The documentary is hosted by Thomas Hampson, the eloquent and world famous baritone.
Including four complete Verdi Arias sung by Thomas Hampson: I due Foscari O vecchio cor, che batti Macbeth Pietà, rispetto, amore Il Trovatore Tout est désert Son regard La Traviata Di Provenza il mar.
EURA 2051048; EURARTS - Germania; Classica Lirica Recital