Met Opera LIVE: Verdi's LA TRAVIATA

Broadcast Live from New York!

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love.

La Traviata premiered in 1853 at the Teatro la Fenice, Venice. It survived a notoriously unsuccessful opening night to become one of the best-loved operas in the repertoire. Following the larger-scale dramas of Rigoletto and Il Trovatore, its intimate scope and subject matter inspired the composer to create some of his most profound and heartfelt music. The title role of the “fallen woman” has captured the imaginations of audiences and performers alike with its inexhaustible vocal and dramatic possibilities—and challenges. Violetta is considered a pinnacle of the soprano repertoire.

Sung in Italian with Met titles in English

Estimated Run Time: 3 hours 7min, including two 30-min. intermissions

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Show Dates & Times:

12/15/18 - Saturday

1:00 pm,
Admission: 

$27/Adults, $15/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID.

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