La Traviata

La Traviata

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Marlis Petersen, Giuseppe Varano, and James Rutherford star in this Graz Opera production of the Verdi opera conducted by Tecwyn Evans and directed by Peter Konwitschny
The legendary soprano Rosa Ponselle was right when she said of the huge range demanded of the title role, from the brilliance of Act I to the pure lyricism of the final “Addio del passato” that anyone singing Violetta should have four voices – a different one for each scene ...

Liliana Cavani and Dante Ferretti’s Traviata production was revived in the summer of 2007. The title role was sung for the first time at La Scala by the Romanian star soprano Angela Gheorghiu, who sings and plays the title role of Violetta overwhelmingly, with the Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas as Alfredo. Giorgio Germont was sung by Italian Roberto Frontali. The conductor Lorin Maazel reaped massive protests from the audience by removing this last figure’s baritone cabaletta “Non udrai rimproveri” (“I will hear no reproaches”) from the finale of Act II, he had to give in to the pressure from the audience for musical completeness and reinstate it. Who says no-one feels passionate about culture any more? Opera and passion are still part of the Italian culture and lifestyle!

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Official Release Date Nov 15, 2011
Starring Marlis Petersen, Giuseppe Varano, James Rutherford
Director Peter Konwitschny
Screen Format Widescreen
Video Format 1.78:1
Audio DTS-HD Master Audio 5.0, LPCM 2.0
Subtitles English, French, Spanish, Japanese, German, Korean
Year 2011
Running Time 110 Minutes
Genre Opera
Version  US
PAX-Code PAX0004697338
Item Code  0807280803693

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