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BBC PROMS Joseph Calleja sings Verdi

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The Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja joins Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano under Xian Zhang to sing a programme of music and arias from operas by Giuseppe Verdi.

Verdi: Overture: 'La forza del destino'

Verdi: 'O dolore! Ed io vivea' ('Attila')

Verdi: 'À toi que j'ai chérie' ('I vespri siciliani')

Verdi: La traviata – Prelude (Act 1)

Verdi: 'O inferno! ... Sento avvampar nell'anima' (5 mins)

- 'O inferno! ... Sento avvampar nell'anima ('Simon Boccanegra)

Verdi: – Triumphal March (Act 2 'Aida')

Verdi: 'O fede negar potessi ... Quando le sere al placido' ('Luisa Miller')

Verdi: 'La donna è mobile' ('Rigoletto')

Tchaikovsky: 'Manfred Symphony' (55 mins)

(Note: Royal College of Music at 5.45pm, a Proms Plus Intro event. Ian Skelly presents a discussion on Verdi and the orchestra, plus an introduction to Tchaikovsky’s 'Manfred'.)

Event phone: 0845 401 5040
Event website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms