La Traviata | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Sun 9 Jul

La Traviata

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

Broadcast from Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

140 mins

sung in Italian with EN subs

3 acts | music: Giuseppe Verdi | libretto: Francesco Maria Piave, after Alexandre Dumas | conductor: Jader Bignamini | stage director: Sofia Coppola | orchestra: Teatro dell’Opera di Roma | performers include: Francesca Dotto, Antonio Poli

A collaboration between American filmmaker Sofia Coppola and Italian haute couture king Valentino comes in the form of a revival of Giuseppe Verdi’s classic opera, La Traviata. Violetta is a well-known courtesan in Paris whose life appears to be glamorous, but who also suffers from a serious illness. When she meets Alfredo, they fall in love and move to the country. But Alfredo’s father disapproves of their relationship.



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