La Traviata

May 4-19



To Live and Die for Love

Verdi’s sumptuous melodies and timeless depiction of tragic love have made La Traviata an undeniable favorite for generations. Violetta, a glamorous courtesan, gives up everything for her devoted lover Alfredo—idyllic affair shattered by the stern demands of Alfredo’s father. From the frenzy of Violetta’s pleasure-filled life, to her heart-wrenching decision to leave her beloved—Verdi’s treasured opera is a captivating tribute to what it means to live and die for love.

Composer

Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist

Francesco Maria Piave

Language

Sung in Italian with English translations projected above the stage.

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Synopsis

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Act I - Violetta’s house in Paris

Violetta, a courtesan under the protection of Baron Douphol, is entertaining guests in her salon, when she is introduced to a new admirer, Alfredo Germont. After Alfredo leads a spirited toast to his hostess …

Composer Biography

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Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi was born in Le Roncole, a small village in the Duchy of Parma …

 

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