Joseph Calleja sings Gabriele Adorno opposite Thomas Hampson’s Simon Boccanegra in a live concert performance recorded at the Vienna Konzerthaus. The first-class cast also includes Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais as Amelia, Luca Pisaroni as Paolo and Carlo Colombara as Fiesco. Massimo Zanetti leads the Wiener Symphoniker and Wiener Singakademie.
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
One of Verdi’s most compelling works, depicting the personal price of political success; moments of tender intimacy contrasted against the fiery drama of state politics and personal enmity.