Suite Verdiana

Suite Verdiana

per orchestra

Composed: 2020
Published: 2020, Panastudio/Casa Ricordi (Universal Music)
Orchestra: 2 (II/Ott.),1 (o 2),2,1 (o 2); 2,2,1,0; timp, 2perc; str

Duration: 19 min.

World Premiere

April 23, 2021; Chamber Orchestra of New York; S. Di Vittorio – conductor; DiMenna Center’s Cary Hall

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Program Notes/Il Programma
Suite Verdiana is a free transcription based on some of Verdi’s most famous operas where Di Vittorio borrows from La Forza del Destino’s Overture, La Traviata’s Prelude, Aida’s Dances and Triumphal March, Don Carlo’s bass aria “Ella giammai m’amo”, and Nabucco’s Slaves Chorus “Va Pensiero”.