Set in the 6th Century BC in Jerusalem and Babylon. Zacharias the high priest, enforces his people to stand up for their rights against Nabucco. His son Ishmael and Fenena, the daughter of Nabuco, have a secret love affair. Abigail who is an illegitimate daughter of the ruler hears of the liaison and swears she will take revenge. Will she accomplish her goal or will love reign. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.


Placido Domingo (Nabucco Jun 6/9/13/23), Dimitri Platanias (Nabucco Jun 15/18/21/25/30), John Relyea (Zaccaria), Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille - not Jun 21/25), Tatiana Melnychenko (Jun 21/25), Leonardo Capalbo (Ismaele Jun 6/9/15/18/23/25), Jean-Francois Borras (Ismaele Jun 1/21/30), Jamie Barton (Fenena), Vlada Borovko (Anna), Samuel Sakker (Abdallo), David Shipley (High Priest of Baal)


Author: Verdi
Lyrics: Temistocle Solera
Producer(s): Royal Opera House, La Scala Milan, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona
Conductor(s): Maurizio Benini (not Jun 30), Renato Balsadonna (Jun 30)
Director(s): Daniele Abbado, Simona Bucci (movement)
Design(s): Alison Chitty, Luca Scarzella (video)
Lighting: Alessandro Carletti
Company(s): Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Nabucco (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T646447767. Details of all Nabucco archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2032

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6 Jun 16
30 Jun 16
Royal Opera House
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