La Traviata


Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi with libretto by Francesco M. Piave

G. Verdi’s popularity among the “non-academic” public is due to his ability to have succeeded, more than anyone else, in creating through opera (which is Italian popular theatre) a dramatic style of great artistic depth using melodies close enough to Italian folk singing, so as to never lose contact with one’s roots.
His melodies are still sung and recognized even in the smallest town in Italy, and are still played by village bands, in popular festivals, brought all over the world through the voices of emigrants… For Verdi, who lived for the most part part of life in the countryside, this bond with the land was so strong and sincere to the point of saying: “…I love my desert and my sky too much. The time will come, and it’s not far away, when I will say goodbye to my audience and go and plant cabbages…”

2003 – 15 August Ca’ Granda della Partecipanza, S. Andrea della Decima

Sonia Dorigo Violetta Valery
Roberto Bencivenga Alfredo Germont
Carmelo Corrado Caruso Giorgio Germont
Elvira Iannuzzi Flora Bervoix/Annina
Antonio Pannunzio Gastone
Leonardo Nibbi Barone Duphol
Tiziano Tommasone Marquis d’Obigny
Antonio Marani Doctor Grenvil
Balanesi Alessandro Giuseppe

Orchestra Philharmonic Orchestra Estense
Schola Cantorum Choir of Rosignano and Labronica
Choir Master Maurizio Preziosi
Ballet Dance in Opera
Choreography Patrizia Macagno
Lights and Sound Musikmarket
Sets and Costumes Fabrizio Megna
Concertmaster and Director Morena Malaguti

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