Opera Philadelphia

La traviata

Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Performed in Italian with English captions

In October 2015, rising soprano Lisette Oropesa made her role debut as Violetta in a new production of Verdi’s La traviata at the Academy of Music, serving notice that this would be one of the definitive roles of her career.

The Opera Philadelphia Channel presents the digital premiere of Paul Curran’s renowned production, featuring newly remixed audio, co-starring tenor Alek Shrader and baritone Stephen Powell. The stream purchase includes "La traviata: Five Years Later," a program with the artists of La traviata, hosted by Opera Philadelphia Artistic Advisor Lawrence Brownlee, who look back on the five-year anniversary of the production.

How to purchase: Available on-demand with a Season Pass until May 31, 2021 or with a seven-day rental for $20. Rent today>>

Opera Philadelphia has partnered with Art-Reach, Inc. and Nicole Sardella to provide Audio Description for this production. Learn more>>

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La traviata video

MapOpera Philadelphia Channel

Approx. 2 hrs and 20 min.

Available with a Season Pass or seven-day rental.

The digital premiere of La traviata has been made possible by Charlotte and Bob Watts

La traviata is underwritten in part by Mrs. Sandra K. Baldino

Maestro Corrado Rovaris’ engagement as the Jack Mulroney Music Director has been made possible by Mrs. John P. Mulroney

The 2015 HD broadcast of La traviata was made possible by the William Penn Foundation, PNC Arts Alive, and Wyncote Foundation

The Opera Philadelphia Orchestra has been underwritten by Alice and Walter Strine, Esqs

Production from Bucharest National Opera House

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