Opera on 3: Live from the Met is an Arts programme.

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Opera on 3: Live from the Met

Live from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, a performance of Verdi's great operatic tragedy. Soprano Sonya Yoncheva plays the title role of the 'fallen woman', the tragic courtesan Violetta, who falls in love with Alfredo, played by tenor Michael Fabiano. Baritone Thomas Hampson is Germont, Alfredo's father, who condemns Violetta's racy past and persuades her to leave Alfredo, unaware of the ultimate tragic sacrifice she will make for Alfredo. Presented by Mary Jo Heath, with commentatary from Ira Siff. Verdi: La Traviata. Sonya Yoncheva, soprano (Violetta Valery), Michael Fabiano, tenor (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson, baritone (Giorgio Germont), Rebecca Jo Loeb, mezzo-soprano (Flora Bervoix), Jane Bunnell, mezzo-soprano (Annina), Scott Scully, tenor (Gastone), Dwayne Croft, baritone (Barone Douphol), Jeff Mattsey, baritone (Marquis d'Obigny), James Courtney, bass (Doctor Grenvil), Juhwan Lee, tenor (Giuseppe), Orchestra and Chorus of the New York Metropolitan Opera/Nicola Luisotti.

Genre: Arts

When is Opera on 3: Live from the Met next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three March 11th, 6:00pm. See more...