About the Event
Seize this opportunity at the beautiful Palazzo Medici Acquaviva in Naples to experience the breathtaking opear performance of Verdi's La Traviata.
La Traviata ital.: The Fallen Woman is a three‐act opera by Verdi based on Alexandre Duma’s novel The Lady with the Camellias 1852. This spectacular opera about “the lady of pleasure” was something novel in 1850’s due to its subject and setting. The main character is the courtesan and the events described are set in Verdi’s present day. Since its conception, La Traviata has been one of the most frequently staged operas in the world.
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.
- Verdi, Giuseppe – La Traviata