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La Traviata at the Bolshoi in Moscow

April 7, 8, 9, 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

Premiered on October 7, 2012.

Sung in Italian with Russian surtitles.

Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes. 520 more words


Rossini, I take it all back

WARNING: If you are not an opera fan, I’m going to let rip, so jump to the pictures at the end.

See also Nina Mishkin’s post… 509 more words

Writing Notes

La Traviata

On March 11, I saw La Traviata, directed by Peter Konwitschny, at the English National Opera House. It  ran from February 9, 2015 to March 14, 2015 and starred Elizabeth Zharoff as Violetta, Ben Johnson as Alfredo and Anthony Michaels-Moore as Germont.  543 more words

Spring Break: Pitt Arts In London 2015

Verdi's La Traviata, St David's Hall (Neuadd Dewi Sant), 8.03.2015

I have no time in the world for anything other than dissertation and coursework at the moment, but I just had to spare a few seconds to express my delight at having seen this production of La Traviata. 62 more words


Book review: The girl who loved camellias

While camellias are starting to bloom here, I came across this biography. It’s about someone you know. Her picture is on the cover of Julie Kavenagh’s “The Girl who loved Camellias”. 857 more words


Week Eight: Defining "High Culture"

Happy March, everyone! This week overall was…very relaxing. After two weekends of traveling, it was good to finally slow down (and save some money). We went to the opera this week! 376 more words


A Night At the Opera: La Traviata at the ENO

This week I was invited to attend the opera. This is not something that happens to me a lot. In fact, I think I have been to an opera only once before in my life – a powerful rendition of Carmen in a beautifully frescoed church in Florence. 1,175 more words