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This chamber orchestra will be conducted by Marco Balderi.

Giuseppe Verdi was one of the greatest Italian composers of Opera. His operas are still performed all over the world. Some of his greatest works will be presented in the city. He created some of the most beloved operas of all time, from the romantic tragedy of La Traviata to the Shakespearean dramas, Macbeth, Othello and Falstaff. His music transcends the barriers between cultures.

Verdi musically composed the themes of love, merry making, jealousy, intrigues and sickness. The programme will present his well known choruses and each will tell a different story.

Orchestra Va pensiero (Nabucco) tells the story of the Hebrew people exiled from Jerusalem by the Babylonian King, Anvil chorus (Il Trovatore) depicts the shared love for Leonora between the Count and The Troubadour. Orchestra Triumphal March (Aida) follows the tale of the Egyptian Commander and his clandestine love for Aida an Ethiopian slave girl and Brindisi-Libiamo (La Traviata) involves a courtesan Violetta sacrificing her love for Alfredo to help preserve his family's good name.

The concert will present conductor Marco Balderi, project concept and soloist voice coach Situ Singh Buehler, choir master Nadya Balyan, piano accompanist Irina Biryukova, Soprano Ashwati Parameshwar, Tenor Prabhat Chandola, Mezzo Soprano, Ramya Roy, Bass Avi, Soprano Tara Kumaravelu, Tenor Toshan Nongbet, Tenor David Sotgiu from Italy, Soprano Payal John, Baritone Bhanu Sharma, The Neemrana Music Foundation Choir and Indo-Italian Chamber Orchestra with musicians from Delhi, Darjeeling, Bangalore, Calcutta and Italy.

15 November, 6: 30 pm Kamani Auditorium
16 November, 6:30 pm St Paul's Cathedral
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