La Traviata from the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour
Sunday Jan 05 01:00 PM
Tuesday Jan 07 01:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $18.00
General Admission: $20.00
About the Film:
Due to circumstances beyond our control, Opera in Cinema: Arena di Verona’s Roméo et Juliette will not screen on Jan 5 and 7 as previously advertised. We apologize for any inconvenience and instead are excited to offer two exclusive sneak peak screenings of La Traviata from the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour.
Giuseppe Verdi | Opera in three acts sung in Italian | 129 mins plus one intermission
Verdi’s La Traviata shines in this spectacular production from Opera Australia, performed on a floating stage in the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbor under the stars. The famous Sydney Opera House is the backdrop in this dramatic new staging, which features a nearly 30-foot chandelier suspended over the stage. Visionary director Francescsa Zambello directs, with Emma Matthews as Violetta and Jonathan Summers and Gianluca Terranova rounding out the cast.
Violetta Valery: Emma Matthews
Alfredo Germont: Gianluca Terranova
Giorgio Germont: Jonathan Summers
Director: Francesca Zambello
Conductor: Brian Castles-Onion
Choreographer: Stephen Baynes
Set Designer: Brian Thomson
Costume Designer: Tess Schofield
Lighting Designer: John Rayment
Sound Designer: Tony David Cray
Site Designer: Ross Wallace
Photo credit: Lisa Thomasetti
Special thanks to Ballet and Opera in Cinema presenting sponsor Louis Vuitton.