Giuseppe Verdi

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Born: 1813-1901
Nationality: Italian
Education/Training:
sang in the choir and learned to play the organ at the local church, becoming paid organist at the age of eight; later attended school in Busseto where he began studies in composition; studied with Vincenzo Lavigna in Milan
Best Known For:
being one of the great opera composers of the 19th century, writing 30 operas in just over 50 years; many of his operatic themes have become part of popular culture
Notable Compositions:
operas include Oberto, Un giorno di regno, Nabucco, I lombardi alla prima crociata, Ernani, Macbeth, Luisa Miller, Rigoletto, Il trovatore, La Traviata, Les vÍpres siciliennes, Simon Boccanegra, Un ballo in maschera, La forza del destino, Don Carlos, Aida and Falstaff
REPERTOIRE : Vedi! Le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus)
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 05/18/2008
Great Opera Choruses 10/22/1995
Roger Wagner at the Opera 01/31/1987
Great Opera Choruses 04/20/1969
REPERTOIRE : Va Pensiero, sull'ali Dorate (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 05/18/2008
18th Annual High School Choir Festival 05/03/2007
Great Opera Choruses 10/22/1995
Great Opera Choruses 04/20/1969
23rd Annual High School Choir Festival 05/04/2012
REPERTOIRE : Rataplan
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 05/18/2008
REPERTOIRE : Requiem
CONCERTDATES
Electrify 03/12/2006
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 12/20/2001
Electrify 03/14/2006
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 12/21/2001
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 12/22/2001
LA Phil: Verdi's Messa da requiem 07/11/1996
Giuseppe Verdi 05/11/1996
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 04/02/1992
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 04/04/1992
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 04/05/1992
Verdi Requiem 11/08/1986
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 10/18/1979
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 10/20/1979
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 10/25/1979
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 10/26/1979
Verdi Requiem 11/04/1978
Vincent & Verdi 11/07/1971
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 03/05/2000
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 03/03/2000
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 11/05/2009
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 11/06/2009
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 11/07/2009
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 11/08/2009
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 08/13/2013
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 08/15/2013
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 10/24/1974
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 10/25/1974
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 10/27/1974
LA Phil: Verdi Requiem 09/08/1982
Verdi Requiem 01/30/2016
Verdi Requiem 01/31/2016
REPERTOIRE : Te Deum
CONCERTDATES
Harmonies of Grace 09/29/2002
Opening Colours 10/13/1991
Carmina Burana 11/02/2013
Carmina Burana 11/03/2013
LA Phil: Verdi 08/03/1972
REPERTOIRE : Stabat Mater
CONCERTDATES
The Maestro's Favorites 04/20/2001
Opening Colours 10/13/1991
LA Phil: Verdi 08/03/1972
REPERTOIRE : Gloria all'Egitto, ad Iside (Triumphal Scene)
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 10/22/1995
Roger Wagner at the Opera 01/31/1987
LA Phil: Opera Night at the Bowl 07/18/1970
Great Opera Choruses 04/20/1969
REPERTOIRE : Quattro Pezzi Sacri (Four Sacred Pieces)
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Stravinsky and Verdi 03/26/1970
LA Phil: Stravinsky and Verdi 03/27/1970
REPERTOIRE : Laudi alla Vergine Maria
CONCERTDATES
Opening Colours 10/13/1991
Great Sounds of the Chorus 01/23/1988
REPERTOIRE : Pater Noster
CONCERTDATES
Great Sounds of the Chorus 01/23/1988
REPERTOIRE : Ave Maria
CONCERTDATES
Opening Colours 10/13/1991
Christmas with John Currie 12/12/1987
Christmas with John Currie 12/13/1987
REPERTOIRE : Overture of Aida
CONCERTDATES
Roger Wagner at the Opera 01/31/1987
REPERTOIRE : Celeste Aida
CONCERTDATES
Roger Wagner at the Opera 01/31/1987
REPERTOIRE : Il Santo Nome di Dio
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 04/26/1981
REPERTOIRE : La Vergine degli Angeli
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 04/26/1981
REPERTOIRE : Storm Scene (Act I)
CONCERTDATES
Great Opera Choruses 04/20/1969
REPERTOIRE : Rigoletto
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Dudamel Conducts Verdi's Rigoletto 08/12/2012
REPERTOIRE : La Traviata
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: La Traviata 08/14/1971
LA Phil: Verdi's La Traviata 08/09/2015
REPERTOIRE : Aida
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Aida 08/11/2013
LA Phil: Aida 07/11/1972
LA Phil: Opera Pops 09/11/1976
LA Phil: Opera Pops 09/11/1976
REPERTOIRE : Anvil Chorus (Il Trovatore)
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Opera Pops 09/11/1976
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