La Traviata & Madama Butterfly
- 19th March 7:30pm
Opera & Ballet International proudly presents these Ellen Kent productions with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra
Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA (Mon 19) Sung in Italian with English surtitles**
A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music, La Traviata tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan, Violetta. The musical highlights include the Brindisi, the best known drinking song in opera, the duet Un Di Felice and Violetta’s haunting aria Addio Del Passato. This magnificent production boasts sumptuous sets and costumes. Starring the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova* and the Korean soprano Maria HeeJung Kim*
Running Time 2 hours and 40 mins including two intervals.
Puccini’s MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Tues 20) Sung in Italian with English surtitles**
The heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant featuring exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan. Highlights include the melodic Humming Chorus, the moving aria One Fine Day and the unforgettable Love Duet. Starring the Korean soprano Maria HeeJung Kim* and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*
* Cast may be subject to change
** Surtitles: are not visible from Stalls seats Rows Q-W
Running Time 2 hours and 35 mins including one interval.
- United Kingdom
- Norwich NR2 1RL