Verdi - Four Sacred Pieces & Hymn of the Nations - CD




Rarely heard choral works by Verdi: the Hymn of the Nations was written for the London International Exhibition in 1862, & features the themes of the national anthems of the UK, France & Italy. The "Libera me", originally written as part of a composite work in memory of Rossini in 1869, would later be reworked into Verdi's full-length Requiem.

Barbara Frittoli (soprano) & Francesco Meli (tenor) with the Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Regio, Torino, directed by Gianandrea Noseda. Chandos, 2011. 4-star review, BBC Music Magazine, June 2011.

Verdi - Inno delle nazioni (Hymn of the Nations)

Libera me [Messa per Rossini]

Quattro Pezzi Sacri: Ave Maria, Stabat mater, Laudi alla vergine Maria & Te Deum

La vergine degli angeli [La forza del destino]