The Met is using the following press image for Natalie Dessay’s Traviata, opening tonight, with Hei Kyung Hong singing Violetta. When Natalie Dessay will sing in Natalie Dessay’s Traviata is still TBA.
While browsing through the Met archives, I saw this picture from Romeo et Juliette when I was a new production with Ms. Dessay as Juliette.
Now I know that many of you might be gasping for air as you realize these are the same images. Deep breaths. Many people may think that these images, which are EXACTLY the same are no big deal. For some reason I found this important. I don’t know why, but that’s just me. So here you have it. A FAKED Traviata press image… I think I might be making an overly big deal of this.
That’s just me.