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Jul. 15 2019

08/03/19 – Attila (RAI Italy) – 1pm

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La Scala’s Attila
Giuseppe Verdi 

Verdi’s Attila – a broadcast from the opening night of La Scala’s 2018-19 season. Conductor Riccardo Chailly is at the podium, with sought-after Russian bass, Ildar Abdrazakov, in the title role and Saioa Hernández, a Spanish soprano “with great beauty of tone, almost immaculate security, and limitless power and authority…” (Sydney Morning Herald), in her La Scala debut as Odabella.

Saioa Hernández credit Marco Brescia – Rudy Amisano

Host: Lisa Flynn 
Broadcast Producer: RAI 
WFMT Series Producer: Daniel Goldberg 
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

Cast (in order of vocal appearance):

Attila – Ildar Adbrazakov 
Odabella – Saioa Hernández 
Ezlo – George Petean 
Foresto – Fabio Sartori 
Uldino – Francesco Pittari 
Pope Leo I – Gianluca Bratto

Timing: Composer: 2:04:41 

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