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Mar. 23 2013

03/30/13 – La Traviata – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave

Sung in Italian
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 37 min, one intermission.

traviataSoprano Diana Damrau tackles Verdi’s eternal heroine for the first time anywhere in Willy Decker’s inspiring production. Plácido Domingo expands his repertoire to sing the baritone role of Germont, Violetta’s tormentor. Tenor Saimir Pirgu sings Alfredo, her naïve lover. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Violetta Valéry: Diana Damrau
Alfredo Germont: Saimir Pirgu
Giorgio Germont: Plácido Domingo

Production: Willy Decker
Set & Costume Designer: Wolfgang Gussmann
Lighting Designer: Hans Toelstede
Choreographer: Athol Farmer

 

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