"La Traviata" by Giuseppe Verdi
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Third and last work of what is called the "popular trilogy", in which, as in the other, the figure of the protagonist dominates.
Since the beginning of the Fifties Green looks for a suitable singer to a difficult role and communicates to Charles Marzari, director of the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, he needed a "woman of strength before." The subject that demanded a singer so special he was taken by Verdi as a drama much discussed by Alexandre Dumas fils. La dame aux camelias is the story of a real person, Alphonsine Duplessis young courtesan who had given to vice in Paris in the forties and who was also entered in the Dumas lives he transformed into the drama in Marguerite Gautier.
Verdi attends a theatrical performance of the play in Paris in 1851. Already in 1852 the libretto by Francesco Maria Piave is ready with the title of La traviata, but censorship imposes the change in Love and death and not contemporary setting, but moved back at least a century. On March 6, 1853 on the stage of the Teatro La Fenice opera receives a resounding failure be attributed to several factors: the singers are unsuited to the parties, including the main character who was not a "woman of first force", the contemporary setting It wanted by Verdi at all costs but not appreciated by the public, the audacity of the subject and the novelty of the score.
Only a year later, however, she presented at the Teatro San Benedetto, always in Venice, the work is a success, thanks to the cast of singers and eighteenth century to the setting that pandered to the tastes of the time the public.
Violetta Valéry: Maria Grazia Schiavo / Ekaterina Bakanova (17, 23, 25, 29 September, 2, 4, 8 October 2016)
Flora Bervoix, her friend Elisabetta Martorana
Annina, Violetta's maid: Sabrina Vianello
Alfredo Germont: Ismael Jordi / Stefan POP (11, 13, 15 September 2016) / Shalva MUKERIA (17, 23, 25, 29 September, 2, 4, 8 October 2016)
Giorgio Germont, his father Dimitri Platanias / Marcello Rosiello (17, 23, 25, 29 September, 2, 4, 8 October 2016)
Gastone, Viscount Létorières: Emanuele Giannino
The Douphol Baron: Armando Gabba
The Marquis d'Obigny: Matthew Ferrara
Concert master and conductor - Nello Santi / Francesco Ivan Ciampa (17, 23, 25, 29 September, 2, 4, 8 October 2016)
Director - Robert Carsen
Sets and costumes - Patrick Kinmonth
Choreography - Philippe Giradeau
Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatro La Fenice in Venice
Cantor - Claudio Marino Moretti
Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 19 hours
Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 19 (* Opera With Dinner Buffet)
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 15:30
Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 19 (* Opera With Dinner Buffet)
Thursday, September 15, 2016, at 19 (* Opera With Dinner Buffet)
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 19 hours
Friday, September 23, 2016, at 19 (* Opera With Dinner Buffet)
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 15:30
Thursday, September 29, 2016, at 19 (* Opera With Dinner Buffet)
Sunday, October 2, 2016, 15:30
Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 19 hours
Saturday, October 8, 2016, 19 hours
with surtitles in Italian and English
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