Verdi: Creating Otello and Falstaff—Highlights from the Ricordi Archive

This exhibition, based on The Enterprise of Opera - Verdi, Boito, Ricordi created by Bertelsmann/Ricordi and curated by Gabriele Dotto is the first in the United States to present rare documents and artifacts from Milan's Ricordi Archive and will offer visitors insight into the production of these two operas as well as the complex enterprise of bringing an opera to life.

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September 6, 2019 through January 5, 2020

Pietro Tempestini (1843–1917). "Verdi a Montecatini Terme," 1899. Courtesy of Bertelsmann / Archivio Storico Ricordi, Milan, and Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901) sketches for Otello, act 3, scene 5, 1885(?). The Morgan Library & Museum, Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection, 1968.

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