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Opera North: La traviata – The Lowry, Salford

Score: Giuseppe Verdi, Libretto Francesco Maria Piave Conductor: Oliver von Dohnanyi Director: Alessandro Talevi Reviewer: Dave Cunningham Opera North’s visit to The Lowry this season is offering striking variety. After a sparkling comedy the company turn to one of the great tragedies with La traviata Courtesan Violetta (Anna Jeruc-Kopec) exchanges a life of careless sensual pleasure for one of constant ...

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La Traviata – The Lowry, Salford

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi Director: Alessandro Talevi Conductor: Gianluca Marcianò Reviewer: Donna Kelly Opera North’s new production of Verdi’s La Traviata may have been 15 years in the making but it’s certainly worth the wait. Fiercely passionate, profoundly moving and devastatingly tragic, La Traviata is widely considered the most popular opera of all time and is arguably Giuseppe Verdi’s best work. It ...

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Opera North: La Boheme – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Giacomo Puccini Libretto: Giuseppe Giacoso and Luigi IllicaAnita Director: Phyllida Lloyd Revival Director: Michael Barker-Caven Conductor: Andreas Delfs Reviewer: Jo Beggs Phyllida Lloyd’s La Boheme is squalid. Nobody’s going away tonight with romantic visions of bohemian Paris, the charmed life of the artist, starving but nourished by his own genius. Lloyd pairs this extraordinary opera back to the bare ...

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La traviata – Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi Director: David McVicar Conductor: Simon Phillippo Reviewer: Claire Hayes Welsh National Opera (WNO)’s interpretation of La traviata, Verdi’s story of a consumptive courtesan who sacrifices herself for love, is nothing short of visually spectacular throughout. Presented as part of its Fallen Women season, this revival of WNO’s 2009 production is firmly rooted in the richly textured and ...

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Welsh National Opera’s La Traviata – Milton Keynes Theatre

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi Director: David McVicar Reviewer: Maggie Constable The intriguing concept of Fallen Women and the differing life choices they make is the theme for Welsh National Opera’s Spring season of three operas at Milton Keynes Theatre this week under the auspices of Director David McVicar. With the subjects of human trafficking, exploitation and a world of glamour and ...

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