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The Metropolitan Opera: La Traviata ENCORE

Rated NR 210 min. 2012

An encore performance of Verdi's La Traviata will be shown in select cinemas nationwide on Wednesday, December 19. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer's richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta's hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo's father, Germont, who destroys their love.

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Director: Willy Decker

Writer: Giuseppe Verdi and Francesco Maria Piave

Cast: Nicola Luisotti, Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano and Thomas Hampson

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