La Traviata

Life Alert: Anna Netrebko Returns to “La Traviata” at La Scala

Life Alert: Anna Netrebko Returns to “La Traviata” at La Scala

Please head over to Parterre Box to read my thoughts on Anna Netrebko’s magnificent return to the role of Violetta in La Traviata at Teatro alla Scala in Milan last week.

Sony Classical Plans New Recording of La Traviata with Peretyatko, Alagna, Hvorostovsky, and Domingo

New York- Sony Classical to release new complete recording of Verdi’s original, first edition of La Traviata with Olga Peretyatko, Roberto Alagna, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Placido Domingo. Sony Classical plans the release of the first commercial recording of La Traviata before Verdi’s edits after the 1853 premiere. Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko will sing Violetta for […]

Opera Teen Returns to Parterre

Hello again, opera lovers! As an added National Opera Week feature, here is a link to read my review of the 2012 Opera Australia production of La Traviata on Sydney Harbor on world renown opera blog, Parterre! See what I said and then give me your thoughts in the comments! Enjoy! You can purchase the […]

Honoring Verdi on his Birthday… With a Competition

HAPPY 199TH BIRTHDAY, MAESTRO GIUSEPPE VERDI!!!!! To celebrate the maestro’s birthday, I am holding a “‘Sempre Libera’ off”! Below, I have posted 10 different singer’s interpretations of the aria ‘Sempre Libera’ from La Traviata, you listen to them, and vote for your favorite! GO! Anna Netrebko from 2004. Anna Moffo in a 1968 film version […]