This box set represents a historical first: to commemorate the bicentennial of classical giant Giuseppe Verdi, Unitel Classica, C Major Entertainment and The Teatro Regio di Parma joined forces to perform Verdi's complete operatic output, and preserve it in a single collection. The said institutions mounted new productions of all 26 of Verdi's operas and Verdi's requiem. This collection features all of the said works plus 10 minute summary introductions to each of the operas that explain their respective stories, and the biographical documentary Verdi's Backyard. The operas are toplined by a who's who of opera stars incluidng Nino Machaidze, Fiorenza Cedolins and Norma Fantini, and are conducted by heavyweights such as Yuri Temirkanov and Nicola Luisotti. Individual producitons include Un giorno di regno, Stiffelio, I due Foscari, Nabucco, Giovanna d'Arco, Il Corsaro and many more.