The Met in HD: Verdi's “La Traviata”
The USC School of Cinematic Arts hosts a broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera of Verdi's La Traviata. A pre-opera discussion, hosted by the USC Thornton School of Music, begins at 12:00 PM and a delayed satellite broadcast follows at 1:00 PM. Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera's most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father. Nicola Luisotti conducts.
Opera running time: 2 hours, 55 minutes. In Italian, with English subtitles.
Presented by USC Visions and Voices; the Arts & Humanities Initiative.