La Traviata

La Traviata

The Royal Opera

Live broadcast: April 13 2022 (6.45pm)

Long Synopsis19th-century Paris is a place of contrasts; glamour and superficiality, love and lust, life and death. Courtesan Violetta sings some of Verdi’s most acclaimed arias including the joyous ‘Sempre libera’,inher poignant and passionate encounters with Alfredo and Germont.Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera recently celebrated 25 years on the Royal Opera House stage and this year returns with acclaimed opera star Pretty Yende as Violetta. 
Cast Pretty Yende (Violetta), Stephen Costello (AlfredoGermont), Dimitri Platanias (Giorgio Germont), Kseniia Nikolaieva (Annina), David Shipley (Doctor Grenvil), Angela Simkin (Flora Bervoix), Germán E. Alcántara (Baron Douphol),Andrés Presno (Gastone de Letorières),Jeremy White(Marquis d’Obigny)
The Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House


Music Giuseppe VerdiLibretto Francesco Maria Piave
Director Richard Eyre
Designer Bob Crowley
Lighting designer Jean Kalman
Director of movement Jane Gibson

Running time: 3 hours and 40 minutes (including two intervals)
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles