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From the Archives - Viva Verdi!

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Composer Giuseppe Verdi.

Enjoy music by the king of Italian opera, Giuseppe Verdi. We’ll hear contrasting examples of his genius in works intimate and grand, always with his inexhaustible gift of melody.

Compositions and Recordings

Il Finto Stanislau Overture
by Giuseppe Verdi
Riccardo Muti with the Orchestra of La Scala

String Quartet in E minor (arr. Toscanini)
by Giuseppe Verdi
Andre Previn with the Vienna Philharmonic

Ballet Music from "I Lombardi"
by Giuseppe Verdi
Antonio de Almeida with the Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.