Opera Daily 🎶 — "Va, pensiero" from Verdi's…

"Va, pensiero" (also known as “Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves”) from Act 3 of Giuseppe Verdi’s Italian opera Nabucco. The chorus in Nabucco is a leading character and becomes an essential carrier of the plot. The composer Rossini was sitting in the audience with Verdi during a performance of Nabucco and told him, "You have composed a perfect aria for the chorus!"

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