Verdi comes to New York

Aug 28, 2019 303

A major exhibition of Verdi artefacts and scores opens in New York next month bringing many major items to the United States for the first time. ‘Verdi: Creating Otelloand Falstaff – Highlights from the Ricordi Archive’ can be seen at New York’s Morgan Library & Museum from September 6 and will run until January 5, 2020.

The Library's own collection – including early editions of texts by William Shakespeare – will be joined by material from the Bertelsmann-owned Ricordi Archive (which houses a total of some 7800 original scores from more than 600 operas and hundreds of other compositions and approximately 10,000 libretti). 

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