ROH – La Traviata
Royal Opera House’s production of La Traviata – Verdi’s tragic opera of a Parisian courtesan who sacrifices all for love. Conductor: Yves Abel. Starring: Luca Salsi, Saimir Pirgu, Venera Gimadieva. Recorded Live. Violetta, suffering from tuberculosis, is throwing a party to celebrate her recovery. A young nobleman, Alfredo, plans to attend, and has long been in love with her. Before long, She has fallen for him as well, but Alfredo’s father disapproves of their relationship. He convinces Violetta to leave Alfredo for the sake of his family’s image, not realising how ill she really is. Richard Eyre’s production of ‘La Traviata’ immerses the audience in the indulgence of 19th Century Paris, a vivid setting for Verdi’s famous score.
Sunday 7th February 2016, 2.00 pm (3hr 20min) Tickets on sale from 31st December 2015. via Octagon Films Website: http://www.octagonfilms.org.uk or from Quinns Bookshop, Quinns Yard off the High Street Market Harborough.