One of his most sublime compositions, Verdi’s ode to love and sacrifice is adored the world over. Cutting-edge director and designer Dmitri Tcherniakov’s captivating production is set in the present day. German soprano Diana Damrau is matchless in the role of the tragic Violetta Valéry. Alongside her, the tenor Piotr Beczala as Alfredo and Željko Lučić as Germont, his valiant father, beg for her pardon. Daniele Gatti conducts.
Conductor: Daniele Gatti
Orchestra: Orchestra of Teatro all Scala
Cast: Diana Damrau, Guiseppe Piunti, Mara Zampieri, Piotr Beczala, Željko Lučić
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Director: Dmitri Tcherniakov
Set Design: Dmitri Tcherniakov
Sung in Italian, with English subtitles.
Premiere European cinema broadcast 17 November 2015. Captured live on stage and screened at Riverside.
Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Palace Films
Dates & Times:
Sunday 20 December 1pm