About the Event
Enjoy Verdi's masterpiece La Traviata in a modern open‐air performance by Opera in Roma at the magnificent Teatro Romano di Ostia Antica.
A Traviata for the 21st century, to show that the most performed opera in the world has no time. With this premise, Opera in Roma brings to the stage of the Roman Theater of Ostia Antica an innovative version of Giuseppe Verdi's famous masterpiece, in which the tragic story of Violetta is catapulted into the present, in the time between social networks, the Internet and the need to be loved. to be noticed, typical of our time, between Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp. Already in the 19th century, Violetta appeared as a free woman who lived by her own rules. She defended her person and her way of life. In the twenty‐first century, all this is ever more topical and is reinforced by the world of social media, where interpersonal relationships, love and pain are lived intensely and are connected by a thread of empathy.
La Traviata is therefore a timeless masterpiece that can bring the audience closer to the lyrical world of the last centuries, telling a story of love and suffering that connects us across all temporal, social and cultural differences.
Giuseppe Verdi was an Italian opera composer. From a young age, he developed a musical education with the help of a patron and soon dominated the Italian opera. In fact by his 30s, he became one of the most influential opera composer all over the classical scene. His most famous operas are Il Trovatore, Rigoletto and La Traviata. Furthermore, he was able to establish himself as a landowner with the income from his successful operas and focus on his private life. However, he soon returned to the scene with his new popular work Aida 1871, and three masterpieces: Otello, Requiem and Falstaff.
Cast / Production
Violetta Valéry — Rachael Jane Stellacci
Flora Bervoix, sua amica – Olivia Andreini
Annina, serva di Violetta – Olivia Andreini
Alfredo Germont – Delfo Paone
Giorgio Germont, suo padre – Fabrizio Crisci
Gastone, Visconte di Létorières – Luca Vissani
Il Barone Douphol – Andrea Carcassi
Il Marchese d’Obigny – Donato Martini
Il Dottor Grenvil – Andrea Carcassi
Giuseppe, servo di Violetta – Domenico Maglioni
Un domestico di Flora – Luca Renzetti
Un commissionario – Donato Martini
Regia: Domenico 'Mingo' De Pasquale
Direttore: M° Davide Dellisanti
Maestro del Coro: M° Antonio Ascani
Coreografie: Minea de Mattia
Corpo di ballo: ASD La Danza
Costumi: Mario Celentano
Orchestra Sinfonica Città di Roma