Amongst the most popular of Verdi's operas, La traviata is the work of a master of the musical drama. Its perfumed arias and soaring choruses vividly depict the ravishingly decadent but glamorous world of Parisian high society as the background to a heart rending story of romantic happiness destroyed. Original book called La Dame aux Camelias
Archive :: production:T01468542982, opera or operetta:S1989, venue:V856
Sung in Italian with surtitles. Co-production with Opera de Lausanne. Running time 2 hrs 40 mins.