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Verdi: La Traviata DVD (The Royal Opera) 2009

Verdi’s best-loved work, is performed here by a star cast in a revival of Richard Eyre’s highly acclaimed 1994 production. Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts La traviata for the first time at Covent Garden. American soprano Renée Fleming returns to Covent Garden to sing Violetta for the first time with The Royal Opera. La traviata was first performed at the Teatro La Fenice, Venice in March 1853.

Music:Giuseppe Verdi
Violetta Valéry: Renée Fleming
Alfredo Germont: Joseph Calleja
Giorgio Germont: Thomas Hampson
Annina: Sarah Pring
Flora Bervoix: Monika-Evelin Liiv
Baron Douphol: Eddie Wade 

Royal Opera Chorus
Chorus Director: Renato Balsadonna
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Concert Master: Vasko Vassilev
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Director: Richard Eyre
Designs: Bob Crowley
Lighting Design: Jean Kalman
Movement: Jane Gibson 

Plus: Cast gallery / Antonio Pappano interviews Renée Fleming.

Picture: 16:9
Sound: 2.0 LPCM stereo / DTS 5.1 Surround
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 154 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/CH

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