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La Traviata at Coolidge Corner Theatre (April 21)

When: Saturday, April 21, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.

Where: Coolidge Corner Theatre – 290 Harvard Street, Brookline MA [map]

Love, wealth, and mortality collide in this celebrated production of La Traviata from the Royal Opera House, starring celebrated soprano Renée Fleming.

Renee Fleming’s performance as the doomed courtesan Violetta Valery is not only virtuosic, with gleaming coloratura and effortless long lines, but also emotional, intimate and raw. America’s favorite prime donna stars alongside tenor Joseph Calleja as her lover Alfredo and bass Thomas Hampson as Germont. Richard Eyre’s production captures both the ostentatious glitz of high society and the picturesque French countryside in this audience favorite.

For more information, please visit the Coolidge Corner tTheatre website.

Cast

Violetta Valery: Renée Fleming
Flora: Monika-Evelin Liiv
Annina: Sarah Pring
Alfredo Germont: Joseph Calleja
Giorgio Germont: Thomas Hampson
Gastone: Haoyin Xue
Baron Douphol: Eddie Wade
Marchese d’Obigny: Kostas Smoriginas
Dottor Grenvil: Richard Wiegold
Giuseppe: Neil Gillespie
Messenger: Charbel Mattar
Servant: Jonathan Coad

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