Verdi’s Attila and the Italian Risorgimento

An illustrated lecture by Luciano Chessa

In collaboration with Humanities West

Wednesday, October 30 at 6:00pm

Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason, Building C, San Francisco

Verdi’s operatic masterwork brought to stage the ideals and struggles of the Risorgimento. Luciano Chessa, celebrated composer, performer and conductor, will discuss these themes in Verdi’s early work, Attila. Luciano Chessa teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and serves on the Advisory Board of TACET, the international research publication of the Sorbonne dedicated to Experimental Music.

Please RSVP by Oct. 23 to

(415) 673-2200


Drop-in fee of $15 for those who are not members of the Leonardo Society, Museo, or special guests of Humanities West.

One thought on “Verdi’s Attila and the Italian Risorgimento

  1. We miss placed the announcement for Oct 30th. Two will attend.

    Than you, Tom and Mary Strong

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