From the Teatro Verdi di Busseto: "Attila" by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Conductor: Andrea Battistoni - Stage director: Pierfrancesco Maestrini. With Giovanni Battista Parodi (Attila), Sebastian Catana (Ezio), Susanna Branchini (Odabella), Roberto de Biasio (Foresto). As already "Nabucco" and "I Lombardi", "Attila" rendered a contribution to the Italian unification ("Risorgimento") and was enthusiastically received by the Italian patriots. The score offers enchanting lyrical and thrilling passages with wonderful melodies.