NCPA to screen Verdi’s timeless opera La Traviata on 22 Jan in Mumbai

 

Guiseppe Verdi's tragic opera La Traviata screening at NCPA Mumbai on 22 Jan 2019 Mediabrief

A new production of Giuseppe Verdi’s timeless tragedy, La Traviata, directed by Michael Mayer, will be screened at Godrej Dance Theatre, National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) on Tuesday, 22nd January 2019. The new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. The screening features the work of talented artists Diana Damrau (as Violetta Valéry), Juan Diego Flórez (as Alfredo Germont) & Quinn Kelsey (as Giorgio Germont). Tickets are priced at Rs 500. Scroll down for booking details.

Guiseppe Verdi's tragic opera La Traviata screening at NCPA Mumbai on 22 Jan 2019 Mediabrief-1

Set in Paris in the mid-1800s, Violetta, a beautiful courtesan gives up the frills and fancies of high society for the love of a younger man, Alfredo.  They begin a life together, but their happiness is ruined when Alfredo’s father pressures Violetta to break the marriage for the reputation of his family. She loves Alfredo so much that she listens to his father and disappears.

Florez as Count Almaviva in Guiseppe Verdi's tragic opera La Traviata screening at NCPA Mumbai on 22 Jan 2019 Mediabrief

Alfredo believes she has merely thrown him over. When he later learns of her sacrifice and finds out that she is dying, he sets out to find her.

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