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Saturday, September 15, 2018 Permalink

At The Opera, Verdi: La Traviata (La Scala 1955), September 15, 2018


La traviata (The Fallen Woman) is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on La Dame aux Camélias (1852), a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas fils. The opera was originally titled Violetta, after the main character. It was first performed on March 6, 1853 at the La Fenice opera house in Venice.


Violetta – Maria Callas

Alfredo – Giuseppe Di Stefano

Giorgio Germont – Ettore Bastianini

La Scala Opera Orchestra and Chorus

Carlo Maria Giulini – conductor

EMI - 1955


8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:09 p.m.
Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata LIVE 1955 BUY Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
10:00 p.m.
10:57 p.m.
Mozart: Don Giovanni BUY ; Giulini, conductor
11:00 p.m.
11:11 p.m.
Bellini: I Capuleti Ed I Montecchi: Recitativo E Romanza (Atto I): 'Eccomi In Lieta Vesta...Oh! Quante Volte' BUY London
11:20 p.m.
Rossini: Tancredi: Recitativo Ed Aria (Atto II): 'Gran Dio! Deh, Tu Proteggi...Giusto Dio Che Umile Adoro' BUY London Philharmonic
11:36 p.m.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky BUY from Tchaikovsky & Verdi Arias
11:41 p.m.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky BUY from Tchaikovsky & Verdi Arias

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