Verdi's 'La Traviata' from Los Angeles Opera
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Join us Saturday at 1 pm as our weekly opera broadcasts turn to the West Coast: We hear Los Angeles Opera's 2014 performance of La Traviata in the Art Deco-inspired production by director and soprano Marta Domingo.
Georgian coloratura soprano Nino Machaidze is Violetta, with Mexican tenor Arturo Chacón-Cruz as her Alfredo. Company director (and Marta Domingo's husband) Plácido Domingo returns in one of his newest signature roles, as a father determined to do the right thing. James Conlon conducts.
Violetta Valéry: Nino Machaidze
Alfredo Germont: Arturo Chacón-Cruz
Giorgio Germont: Plácido Domingo
Baron Douphol: Daniel Mobbs
Gastone de Letorieres: Brenton Ryan
Marquis d'Obigny: Daniel Armstrong
Doctor Grenvil: Soloman Howard
Flora Bervoix: Peabody Southwell
Annina Vanessa Becerra
Supplement the radio broadcast of our Saturday at the Opera this week with a graphic comic strip of La Traviata provided courtesy of Sinfini Music, our friends in the UK. Click to see the full opera strip on the Sinfini Music website.