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La traviata
Giuseppe Verdi
from Sat 04.01.2020 to Wed 29.01.2020
La Fenice Opera House
La Fenice Opera House

La traviata

La traviata is arguably Verdi’s most famous work and, despite its opening night failure at Venice’s La Fenice in 1853, still holds a unique place in this company’s repertoire. Robert Carsen’s production, placing the action in a contemporary setting, has enjoyed repeated success since the reopening of the house in 2004 after a fire. The plot, considered as a provocation by the original audience, is based on La Dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas son, depicting the tragic fate of the Paris courtesan Marguerite Gautier. The beauty and the dramatic strength of its music, adding to the portrayal of its characters and the way the story unfolds, make it a must for anyone who loves opera, a show you have to see at least once in your lifetime.


CAST

Conductor Stefano Ranzani
Director Robert Carsen
Sets & costumes Patrick Kinmonth
Choreography Philippe Giraudeau
Light designer Robert Carsen e Peter Van Praet

 

La Fenice Choir and Orchestra
Chorus Master Claudio Marino Moretti

 

Violetta Valéry

Maria Grazia Schiavo (4, 18, 24, 26, 29/01)

Francesca Sassu (5, 22, 28/1)

 

Alfredo Germont

Stefano Secco (4, 18, 24, 26, 29/01)

Alessandro Scotto di Luzio (18, 22, 28/1)

 

Giorgio Germont

Simone Del Savio (4, 18, 24, 26, 29/01)

Armando Gabba (5, 22, 28/1)

 

Flora Bervoix Elisabetta Martorana
Annina Sabrina Vianello
Gastone Enrico Iviglia
Douphol William Corrò
Grenvil Mattia Denti
Marquis d’Obigny Matteo Ferrara

Englisg surtitles
La Fenice production

The performance lasts about 2 hours 55 minutes, including two intervals

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