There, Genoa Towers Above The Foaming Waves

`Simon Boccanegra' vividly evokes internecine political strife in 14th-century Genoa.

Writer and critic Alastair Macaulay presents a personal portrait of the city that Verdi loved so much, illustrating how its unique atmosphere and history permeate the opera in multi-faceted ways.

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`Simon Boccanegra' vividly evokes internecine political strife in 14th-century Genoa.

Writer and critic Alastair Macaulay presents a personal portrait of the city that Verdi loved so much, illustrating how its unique atmosphere and history permeate the opera in multi-faceted ways.