Portrait of Verdi
Past Event
Classical Music

Sussex Symphony Orchestra: A Celebration of Verdi

in aid of Save the Children
Sun 23 Jun 2024
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Giuseppe Verdi reveals his life story, musically illustrated by the SSO

Jamie Martin Verdi
Sally Taylor Narrator
Anna Patalong Soprano
Sian Dicker Soprano
Charne Rochford Tenor

Mark Andrew James Conductor
Sussex Symphony Orchestra and Combined Chorus

Actor Jamie Martin plays composer Giuseppe Verdi engaged in a 21st Century interview with Sally Taylor (BBC TV) revealing his life story, musically illustrated with popular excerpts from his key operatic, orchestral and choral works including Aida Grand March, Anvil Chorus, Dies Irae (from Requiem), Brindisi, The Drinking Song and much more…

The sixth of a series of biennial charity concerts featuring Sussex Symphony Orchestra, emerging soloists and a large combined chorus drawn from local schools and choirs conducted by Mark Andrew James