Palais Garnier - from 09 September to 16 October 2019
3h05 with 2 intervals
Language : Italian
Surtitle : French / English
Opening night : 12 September 2019
Certain scenes may be inappropriate for the young and the easily offended.
In few words:
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.
Simon Stone (Mise en scène), Michele Mariotti (Direction musicale), Catherine Trottmann (Flora Bervoix), Pretty Yende (Violetta Valery), Benjamin Benrheim (Alfredo Germont) et Marc Labonnette (Il Marchese d'Obigny)
Pretty Yende (Violetta Valery), Marc Labonnette (Il Marchese d'Obigny),Catherine Trottmann (Flora Bervoix), Julen Dran (Gastone), Benjamin Benrheim (Alfredo Germont) et Christian Helmer (Il Barone Douphol)