Verdi vs Wagner: the 200th birthday debate with Stephen Fry

Verdi vs Wagner: the 200th anniversary debate with Stephen Fry
A debate to celebrate the bicentenary of the two greatest opera composers of the 19th century, chaired by Stephen Fry, with advocates for each composer and musical illustrations played by a 60-piece orchestra.

Watch the video Listen to the podcast Information Think opera and you think Verdi. Verdi created some of the most beloved operas of all time, from the romantic tragedy of La traviata and Rigoletto to the Shakespearian dramas of Macbeth, Otello and Falstaff Verdi’s music transcends the barriers between high and low culture. Many of […]