11:10am Friday 9th March 2012
By Nick Hitchens
A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music, La Traviata is Verdi’s outstanding interpretation of one of the most popular love stories.
Based on a true story it tells of the unrequited love, jealously and tragic death in 19th century Paris.
Highlights of the world famous story include the Brindisi, the best know drinking song in opera, the duet Un Di Felice and Violetta’s haunting aria Addio Del Passato.
Following the production of Madama Butterfly at the end of last year, top Opera producer Ellen Kent brings the Ukranian National Opera of Kharkiv With magnificent sets and costumes and staring the international sopranos Rosa Lee Thomas and Elena Dee, La Traviata is the perfect introduction to opera for beginners while providing everything the seasoned supporter.
La Traviata, Park Lane, Croydon, March 27 from 7.30pm Tickets £35 to £21 call 0208 688 9291
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