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Opéra de Paris

La Traviata

Giuseppe Verdi

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Beginning his opera with a prelude for strings of unprecedented economy of means, in 1853, Verdi affirmed his intention of defying conventions and norms. This is not the least radical aspect of his “Traviata”, which implacably strips bare the violence of a society that promotes worldly pleasures only to sacrifice an innocent woman on the altar of bourgeois morality.Simon Stone delights in grappling with the major works Simon Stone delights in grappling with the major works of the repertoire, enticing them into more intimate territory. One of today’s most distinguished stage directors, he now makes his long-awaited debut at the Paris Opera.


ConductorMichele Mariotti

DirectorSimon Stone

CastPretty Yende | Catherine Trottmann Marion Lebègue | Benjamin Bernheim Jean-François Lapointe

Number of actsOpera in three acts

Total running time3h 5 min

Sung inItalian

Date of performance2019-09-24

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