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Verdi's La Traviata

Verdi's La traviata

Based on a play by Alexandre Dumas, La traviata tells the tragic story of Violetta, the consumptive courtesan whose bid for true love finds her pitilessly rejected by the society that once rejoiced in her debauched parties.

This Royal Opera House production is led by a cast including Russian soprano Anna Netrebko, tenor Jonas Kaufman and baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

Presented by Sean Rafferty from the Royal Opera House in conversation with writer and opera critic Alexandra Wilson.

Violetta Valery ...... Anna Netrebko (soprano)
Flora Bervoix ...... Monika-Evelin Liiv (mezzo-soprano)
Marquis d’Obigny ...... Kostas Smoriginas (bass-baritone)
Baron Douphol ...... Eddie Wade (baritone)
Doctor Grenvil ...... Mark Beesley (bass)
Gastone de Letorieres ...... Ji-Min Park (tenor)
Alfredo Germont ...... Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
Giuseppe ...... Neil Gillespie (tenor)
Giorgio Germont ...... Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)
Messenger ...... Charbel Mattar (bass)
Servant ...... Jonathan Coad (bass)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Maurizio Benini (conductor).

2 hours, 40 minutes

Last on

Sat 9 Feb 2008 18:30

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