Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ opera classic re-imagined at Boston Lyric Opera

Aug 23, 2014 1274

Giuseppe Verdi's "La traviata" is one of the most performed operas in the world, yet it hasn't appeared on a Boston Lyric Opera stage for more than a decade. That is, until this October, when the renowned company will stage a production of the classic work, interpreted by some of the country's rising stars of opera. Five performances will take place from October 10 to 19 at the Shubert Theatre, which will be transformed into the world of Violetta, a French courtesan who risks everything for true love.

Not only will patrons enjoy one of the greatest operas of all time, but they will also be able to see it in a new light. As Associate Producer Julia Noulin-Mérat explains, BLO opted to develop a totally new production rather than use recycled costumes and set pieces, as is common today.

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Fonte: Bostoniano


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