French novelist Alexandre Dumas is the source for this drama about a lively Parisian courtesan who gives up the man she loves to save his family’s reputation. Brilliant party scenes, poignant duets and stirring ensembles are among Verdi’s most sublime musical creations.
La Traviata is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It takes as its basis the novel La dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils, published in 1848. It was first performed at the Teatro la Fenice in Venice, on March 6, 1853. The title "La traviata" means ...Read More