La traviata

 

1998 Sarasota Opera Production

February 7, 10, 15, 20, 25, 28, March 5, 8, 13, 19, 22

 

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Melodramma In Three Acts, Sung In Italian
Poetry By Francesco Maria Piave
Based On The Play La Dame aux camélias 

By Alexandre Dumas, fils

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Conductor

Victor DeRenzi


Stage Director

Darko Tresnjak


Scenic Designer

David P. Gordon


Costume Designer

Howard Tsvi Kaplan


Lighting Designer

Barry Steele


Wigs And Make-Up Designer

Elsen Associates


Chorus Preparation

Elizabeth Hastings


Assistant Conductor

John Di Costanzo

 

Choreographer

Christopher Fleming


Surtitle Supplier

Words For Music


Surtitle Translator

Victor DeRenzi

 

New Production Created By Sarasota Opera

 

 

Cast

 

Violetta Valéry

Suzanne Balaes


Flora Bervoix

Svetlana Furdui


Annina

Kathryn Moore*


Alfredo Germont

Paul Hartfield


Giorgio Germont, his father

David Templeton


Gastone, Viscount of Letorieres

Georges Nolen*


Barone Douphol

Stephen Eisenhard


Marquis D’Obigny

Vito DeFilippo*


Doctor Grenvil

Shawn Roy


Giuseppe, Violetta's servant

Dennis Delgado**


A Messenger

Isaac Miller**


Dancers

Nina Rauch, Beth Beasley

 

* Studio Artist

** Apprentice Artist

 

Sarasota Opera Orchestra
Chorus: Sarasota Opera Apprentices

 

 

Reviews

 

 

“The voices of the whole company are strong—as is the acting.”
—Cari Johnson, Sarasota Arts

 

“Rousing Traviata opens opera season… sumptuous opening night.”
—Florence Fisher, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

“A superlative production, a fresh look at a welcome favorite.”
—Herman Baar, The Longboat Observer

 

“A gloriously glamorous production of Verdi’s La traviata”
—Kenneth Blount, Venice Gondolier

 

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