Sung in Italian with English Subtitles, available as Closed Captions (CC)
Recorded live at Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, 2012.
Violetta is the life of every party. A courtesan with a heart of gold, she’s free and free-spirited. Could a little love change everything?
Experience the joy and heartache of the world’s most popular opera and the magic of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. This timeless story plays out on a giant mirrored stage over the water, with the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge acting as the backdrop. A 3.5-tonne chandelier shimmers with 10,000 crystals, and fireworks light up the night sky.
Conductor Brian: Castles-Onion
Stage Director: Francesca Zambello
Set Designer: Brian Thomson
Costume Designer: Tess Schofield
Lighting Designer: John Rayment
Choreographer: Stephen Baynes
Sound Designer: Tony David Cray
Site Designer: Ross Wallace
Producer / Assistant Director: Michael Campbell
Second Assistant Director: Matthew Barclay
Musical Preparation: Tahu Matheson & Vincent Colagiuri
Violetta Valéry: Emma Matthews
Alfredo Germont: Gianluca Terranova
Giorgio Germont: Jonathan Summers
Flora Bervoix: Margaret Plummer
Gastone, Viscomte de Letorières: Martin Buckingham
Baron Douphol, Violetta’s protector: James Clayton
Marquis d'Obigny, Flora's protector: Christopher Hillier
Doctor Grenvil: John Bolton Wood
Annina, Violetta's maid: Sarah Sweeting
Giuseppe, Violetta's servant: Samuel Sakker
Messenger: Tom Hamilton
Servant Richard: Mitchell
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