Rolando to perform Verdi’s Requiem in Vienna with La Scala September 9
This fall Rolando will return to Vienna’s legendary Staatsoper to perform Verdi’s Requiem with the La Scala Orchestra and Chorus. Daniel Barenboim conducts the performance, which also features soprano Violetta Urmana, mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Gubanova, and bass Kwangchul Youn. Rolando’s last performance of Verdi’s Requiem, with Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, was recorded and released by EMI in 2009. The album won a Classical BRIT Critics’ Choice Award in 2010.