EDEN CULTURE PRESENTS
Thursday 4th February 2016 7.45pm
One of The Royal Opera’s most popular productions; Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata will be broadcasted LIVE, exclusively at Eden Cinemas on the 4th of February at 7.45pm.
Verdi’s classic production conveys the indulgent social whirl of Paris of 19th-century Paris. The story follows the glamorous life of the Parisian courtesan Violetta Valery, one of opera’s greatest heroines. Based on the real life courtesan Marie Duplessis who died in 1847 aged just 23, discover her life’s darker undercurrents.
In Richard Eyre’s revival, Violetta is sung by Russian soprano Venera Gimadieva in her debut with The Royal Opera, following her successful appearance as Violetta at the Glyndebourne Festival. Discover Verdi’s most complex and enduring characters through his tuneful scores, which includes such favourites as Violetta’s introspective ‘Ah fors’è lui’ and ecstatic ‘Sempre libera’; the duet ‘Pura siccome un angelo’ and ‘Parigi, o cara’.
Venera Gimadieva will be accompanied by Saimir Prigu, performing the role of Alfredo Germont. Giorgio Germont will be performed by Luca Salsi, under the director of the conductor Yves Abel. All the opera is sung in Italian and divided in three different acts, including 2 intervals.
Tickets for La Traviata are available at a fraction of the original price. Each ticket costs €18 per adult and €10 for children aged 16 and under. Making the evening that more special, the audience will be offered a complimentary glass of wine and complimentary parking at the Eden car park. An encore performance will be held on the 7th of February at 3pm. Tickets will be priced at €15 for adults and €10 for under 16s.
The event is sponsored by 35 South, Attard and Co, and Waterbiscuit.
For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.edencinemas.com.mt.