7:30PM, Thursday, March 21, 2024
Venue: Darlington Hippodrome
Ellen Kent: LA TRAVIATA - featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv Senbla presents Opera International's award-winning Ellen Kent production featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. Verdi LA TRAVIATA The love story that gripped Paris. Starring Korean soprano Elena Dee and Ukrainian soprano Alyona Kistenyova.* A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music, La Traviata is Verdi’s outstanding interpretation of one of the most popular love stories of the 19th century, La Dame aux Camelias. Based on a true story, it tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan, Violetta. There are many echoes of Verdi’s own life in Traviata and he threw himself into the music. The highlights include the Brindisi, the best known drinking song in opera, the duet Un Di Felice and Violetta’s haunting aria Addio Del Passato. This magnificent production boasts sumptuous sets and costumes. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. *Cast subject to change “First-rate singing” The Stage “Alyona Kistenyova has a lovely soprano voice and sang with precision and excellent tone” Manchester Theatre Awards “Uplifting, charming, heroic and finally tear-jerking” Liverpool Echo *Cast subject to change. SPECIAL OFFER: - 20% off if you book for both La Traviata and Madama Butterfly at the same time.