Viva V.E.R.D.I. - The Promised End
About Viva V.E.R.D.I. - The Promised End
Shakespeare's “King Lear” and Verdi's towering Requiem blend together in this new theatrical work staring Helen Hayes Award Winner Nanna Ingvarsson as both Verdi and Lear. This world-premiere stages the most popular choral work of all time with an innovative reworking of Shakeseare's immortal classic, distilling the firey and sublime music to an essential emotional core. As the aging composer searches her own mortality, her soaring music reveals our humain pains and joys. Steven S. Mazzola and Paul Leavitt direct.