Opera Cheat Sheet

Opera Cheat Sheet: La Traviata

Listen to our quick overview of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata, which is this week's Metropolitan Opera broadcast airing on our station Saturday at 11:30AM.


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This week, Classical 91.7’s program director, St.John Flynn, shares excerpts from an interview with Russian soprano Albina Shagimuratova and American tenor Chad Shelton from Houston Grand Opera’s 2012 production of Verdi’s La Traviata, the story of the love between the dying courtesan Violetta and the young and besotted Alfredo.  You can hear the Met Opera’s production of La Traviata Saturday at 11:30AM on Classical 91.7 and online at classical917.org.