An opera of unapologetically epic proportions, in which rulers challenge their gods, love struggles against empire, and religious revelation goes hand in hand with divine retribution
An opera in four acts, sung in Italian. Music by Giuseppe Verdi; libretto by Temistocle Solera, based on biblical sources and the play Nabuchodonosor by Auguste Anicet-Bourgeois and Francis Cornu.
Included in the 2016-17 season of HD Live in Schools.
Audio Clips to Accompany the Educator Guide
Excerpts from the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of February 26, 2005
Gwyn Hughes Jones
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus