Concert will begin at 18:00 hours GMT
Verdi's 'La Traviata' with Yoncheva, Fabiano and Hampson from New York
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.