revenge and redemption
Contemporary operatic icon Placido Domingo plays the titular King of Babylon, driven mad by his lust for power in this career-making Grand opera from the pen of Verdi. Matched in its lofty subject matter taken from the biblical books of Jeremiah and Daniel by an exceptional score, this bloodthirsty and passion-filled story of the oppression of the Israelites and their fight for freedom is truly a transcendental experience rarely matched in the genre.
a power play, the story of Nabucco
Nabucco takes you far back in time to Babylon, where tensions are rising between the Hebrews and the Babylonians. Nabucco is King, but his days are numbered, at least according to his treacherous daughter Abigaille, who plans to overthrow her father and expel the Israelites. But first she must dispose of her kidnapped sister, whose time in captivity has found her sympathetic and dedicated to restoring peace...