La Traviata http://wrti.org en AVA Opera Theater on WRTI: Verdi's LA TRAVIATA on Sunday at 4:15 PM http://wrti.org/post/ava-opera-theater-wrti-verdis-la-traviata-sunday-415-pm <p>Giuseppe Verdi's three-act masterpiece <em>La Traviata</em> (The Fallen Woman) will be heard in its entirety Sunday afternoon on WRTI, following our Philadelphia Orchestra broadcast. The opera, with libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, is based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Originally, the opera was to be titled "Violetta" after the main character of the opera. It's one of Verdi's most beloved and frequently performed works.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:01:55 +0000 Jack Moore 7025 at http://wrti.org AVA Opera Theater on WRTI: Verdi's LA TRAVIATA on Sunday at 4:15 PM The Met Opera: Yannick and LA TRAVIATA, March 30 at 12:30 PM http://wrti.org/post/met-opera-yannick-and-la-traviata-march-30-1230-pm <p>Soprano Diana Damrau tackles Verdi’s eternal heroine for the first time anywhere in Willy Decker’s inspiring production. Plácido Domingo expands his repertoire to sing the baritone role of Germont, Violetta’s tormentor. Tenor Saimir Pirgu sings Alfredo, her naïve lover. Our very own Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts! <strong>Saturday, March 30, *12:30 to 3:15 pm. (*Note early start time.)</strong></p><p><strong>Cast:</strong></p><p>Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin<br>Violetta Valéry: Diana Damrau<br>Alfredo Germont: Saimir Pirgu<br>Giorgio Germont: Plácido Domingo</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 19:55:18 +0000 WRTI Staff 5350 at http://wrti.org The Met Opera: Yannick and LA TRAVIATA, March 30 at 12:30 PM Toscanini And Verdi's LA TRAVIATA: September 29th at 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/toscanini-and-verdis-la-traviata-september-29th-1-pm <p>Join us to hear a very special 1946 recording of Giuseppe Verdi's <em>LA TRAVIATA </em>conducted by the legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini. <strong>Pledge at the $365 level on September 29th and we'll thank you with <em>Arturo Toscanini: The Complete RCA Collection</em>, with 84 CDs and 1 DVD. </strong>Of course the set includes this 1946 recording! <strong>Saturday, September 29th at 1 pm. </strong></p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:24:47 +0000 WRTI Staff 4491 at http://wrti.org Toscanini And Verdi's LA TRAVIATA: September 29th at 1 pm Giuseppe Verdi: LA TRAVIATA on April 14th http://wrti.org/post/giuseppe-verdi-la-traviata-april-14th <p>Be sure to join us on <strong>Saturday, April 14th, from 1 to 4 pm,</strong> for Giuseppe Verdi&#39;s eternally popular opera <em>La Traviata </em>- the tale of a conflicted courtesan, her devoted lover, and his disapproving father.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 23:40:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 3749 at http://wrti.org Giuseppe Verdi: LA TRAVIATA on April 14th