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CapFilm at the Appell Center: La Traviata
May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Synopsis: 19th-century Paris is a place of contrasts; glamour and superficiality, love and lust, life and death. Courtesan Violetta sings some of Verdi’s most acclaimed arias including the joyous ‘Sempre libera’, in her poignant and passionate encounters with Alfredo and Germont. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera recently celebrated 25 years on the Royal Opera House stage and this year returns with acclaimed opera star Pretty Yende as Violetta.
Music Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto Francesco Maria Piave
Director Richard Eyre
Designer Bob Crowley
Lighting designer Jean Kalman
Director of movement Jane Gibson
Running time: 3 hours and 40 minutes (including two intervals)
Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles
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