11th March

Concert will begin at 18:00 hours GMT

Verdi's 'La Traviata' with Yoncheva, Fabiano and Hampson from New York

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Verdi's 'La Traviata' is an opera in three acts set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on La Dame aux Camélias (1852), a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils. Violetta Valéry, a famed courtesan, throws a lavish party at her Paris salon to celebrate her recovery from an illness. Gastone, a viscount, has brought with him a friend, Alfredo Germont, a young bourgeois from a provincial family who has long adored Violetta from afar. Performers:

Violetta Valéry: Sonya Yoncheva.
Alfredo Germont: Michael Fabiano.
Giorgio Germont: Thomas Hampson.
Flora Bervoix: Rebecca Jo Loeb.
Annina: Jane Bunnell.
Gastone: Scott Scully.
Barone Douphol:Dwayne Croft.
Marquis d'Obigny: Jeff Mattsey.
Doctor Grenvil: James Courtney.
Giuseppe: Juhwan Lee.

Metropolitan Opera Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Nicola Luisotti.


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