Written on: 18/08/2004 by Nikki001 (39 reviews written)
Nabucco was first performed in 1842. The opera is set in Jerusalem at 600 B.C. The story is set around King Nabucco who keeps the Israelites imprisioned under his strict reign in Jerusalem.
The love story of the opera is centred around Nabucco's daughter Fenena who is in love with Ismaele, son of the King of Jerusalem.
Tragedy, betrayal and long-hidden secrets but most of all the fate of the Israelites is the basis of the story.
Nabucco is one of Italy's best-loved operas and 'Va Pensiero'... (read more)