Verdi’s passionate portrait of a worldy courtesan forced by bourgeois society to give up the man of her dreams enthralls with a wide range of moods packed into a tautly-constructed story. Let’s meet the cast of the Seattle Opera’s production, shall we?
Depending on the performance, the role of Violetta will be played by Corinne Winters or Angel Blue.
Here is Angel Blue singing Strauss:
The role of Alfredo will be played by Joshua Dennis or Zach Borichevsky (both in their Seattle Opera debuts).
Here is Joshua Dennis singing in Romeo and Juliet:
Here is Zach Borichevsky singing from The Scarlet Letter:
The role of Germont will be played by Weston Hurt or Stephen Powell.
Here is Weston Hurt in Nabucco:
Here is Stephen Powell singing from Brigadoon:
La traviata runs at McCaw Hall January 14–28.