Draw-me La Traviata

Understand the plot in 1 minute

By Octave 20 September 2019


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.

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5 questions about: La Traviata

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5 questions about: La Traviata

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