La Traviata

Ellen Kent & Opera International presents

La Traviata

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Starring the international sopranos Alyona Kistenyova* and Maria HeeJung Kim*

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music, La Traviata is Verdi’s outstanding interpretation of one of the most popular love stories of the 19th century, La Dame aux Camelias.

“Uplifting, charming, heroic and finally tear-jerking”

Liverpool Echo

Based on a true story, it tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan, Violetta. There are many echoes of Verdi’s own life in Traviata and he threw himself into the music. The highlights include the Brindisi, the best known drinking song in opera, the duet Un Di Felice and Violetta’s haunting aria Addio Del Passato.

“First-rate singing”

The Stage

'Alyona Kistenyova has a lovely soprano voice and sang with precision and excellent tone'

Manchester Theatre Awards