30th January 2019
Entry: Please be aware that there are no trailers before the performance.
Location: Alhambra Lonsdale Cinema
Categories: Arts, Entertainment
Alfredo Germont and the courtesan Violetta Valéry fall in love at a party in Violetta's Paris salon. Alfredo is determined to cure Violetta of her tuberculosis, and the couple leave Paris and begin a contented life in the country. But Violetta's happiness is destroyed when Alfredo's father Giorgio Germont pays her a visit.
Violetta’s scandalous relationship with Alfredo is jeopardizing Giorgio Germont’s daughter’s engagement, and Germont persuades Violetta to leave his son. Heartbroken, Violetta promises not to tell Alfredo why. Alfredo is stunned when Violetta disappears, and decides she must have left him from self-interest. He confronts her at a Paris party and leaves her. Only when Violetta is dying does he learn the truth.
Music - Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto - Francesco Maria Piave
Director - Richard Eyre
Designer - Bob Crowley
Lighting designer - Jean Kalman
Director of movement - Jane Gibson
Germán E Alcántara
Gastone de Letorières
Chorus - Royal Opera Chorus
Concert Master - Sergey Levitin
Orchestra - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
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