The Parisian courtesan Violetta leaves a life of extravagance when she falls in love with Alfredo. But soon she is forced to make a terrible choice. With showpiece arias such as “Sempre libera” and its touching story, La traviata is one of the most beloved works in the operatic canon. After 10 years, the opera returns to the Glimmerglass stage in a stunning co-production with Washington National Opera.

“I believe this opera is musically and dramatically just about perfect. Every character we encounter sings music that is thrilling, dramatic and true to their soul.” – Francesca Zambello, director

Find the full plot synopsis and suggested further reading here.

Presented in Italian with projected English text.

New co-production with Washington National Opera, The Atlanta Opera, Seattle Opera and Indiana University.

2 hours and 30 minutes

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Cast

Amanda Woodbury, Violetta Valéry

Kang Wang, Alfredo Germont

Adrian Timpau, Giorgio Germont

Kameron Lopreore, Gastone de Letorières

Jonathan Bryan, Baron Douphol

Schyler Vargas, Marchese d’Obigny

Wm. Clay Thompson, Doctor Grenvil

Lindsay Metzger, Flora Bervoix

Bryn Holdsworth, Annina

Aaron Crouch, Giuseppe

Allen Michael Jones, Messenger

Peter Morgan, Flora's Servant

Artistic Team

Joseph Colaneri, Conductor

Michelle Rofrano, Assistant Conductor

Francesca Zambello, Director

Joshua Horowitz, Assistant Director

Kirill Kuzmin, Principal Coach

Anna Betka, Assistant Coach

Katherine Kozak, Chorus Master

Peter J. Davison, Set Designer

Jess Goldstein, Costume Designer

Mark McCullough, Lighting Designer

Parker Esse, Original Choreographer

Andrea Beasom, Choreography Remounted by

Samantha M. Wootten, Hair & Makeup Designer

Kelley Rourke, Projected Titles

‡ member of the Young Artists Program
+member of Actors’ Equity Association