In celebration of the ongoing return to live theatre, Sydney turned on perfect conditions for the opening night of La Traviata on Sydney Harbour.
It is hard to begrudge the near annual presence of The Royal Opera’s workhorse production of La Traviata when it is lovingly re-staged and splendidly cast as this 2019 opening night performance.
La Traviata, Verdi’s well-loved opera, has spawned various productions and inspired a number of other works, including Moulin Rouge which is set to open on Broadway in June 2019.
As part of Glyndebourne’s 2018 touring season, they are offering Behind The Curtain performances where “the essence of opera is revealed” and audiences get a look at La Traviata as it’s cleverly dissected and put together again for a condensed version of the show.
I finally managed to secure a ticket for La traviata through Opera Undressed, a scheme run by the English National Opera for productions at the London Coliseum. It’s a great package: the £20 ticket covers a ‘best available’ seat, a pre-show talk, and a free G&T at the aftershow party.
Daniel Kramer directs La Traviata, his first production for ENO after becoming the company’s artistic director (playing until 13 April 2018). Here’s what critics have been making of it…
The King’s Head Theatre has announced their Autumn 2018 opera production will be a radical reimagining of Verdi’s 1853 classic La Traviata.
The production may be well known, and well loved, but the Opera Australia role debuts of soprano Lorina Gore and tenor Rame Lahaj make for a scintillating evening. As long as designer […]