The San Carlo Theatre of Naples is one of the world's oldest opera houses, and its production of Verdi's La Traviata was traditional in both its virtues and its flaws. Grand in scale and distinguished by some magnificent singing, it was over-long and had little of the realism that has revolutionised opera in recent decades.Tuesday, 26 March, 2013, 10:05am
La TraviataOpera Hong KongHK Cultural Centre Grand TheatreReviewed: October 11
Verdi's eternally popular La Traviata was the first full-scale opera staged by Opera Hong Kong. Eight years later, the company has revisited the work with a striking new production by internationally acclaimed director Dieter Kaegi.15 Oct 2012 - 5:05am 1 comment
Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre
Final show tomorrow
Local opera has received an auspicious start to 2005 with the staging of La Traviata, featuring strong, professional singers in key roles.3 Jan 2005 - 12:00am
La Traviata will be staged from Friday to January 4 at 7.30pm in the Grand Theatre of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.30 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Macau International Music Festival, Macau Cultural Centre, until Monday
The Macau International Music Festival opened with that darling of grand opera, Verdi's La Traviata, which tells the story of a consumptive courtesan's tragic love for a nobleman.
This is a roller coaster opera that swings between hedonistic abandonment and doom.29 Sep 2001 - 12:00am
A WEEK last Thursday night I attended the opera La Traviata, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre's Grand Theatre.
While I was enjoying the beautiful music of the opera the watch alarm of a person sitting behind me sounded announcing that it was 8pm and ruining the mood created by the music, at least for me.30 Sep 1994 - 12:00am
F IRST Act Opera's Mister Butterfly is a modern-day sequel to Madama Butterfly, transferred by librettist Michael Powell to Vietnam and the United States. However, for all the Fringe Club's air conditioning knew, it might have been set in the permafrost.14 Sep 1994 - 12:00am
TO THE delight of opera fans, the Urban Council will present the popular three-act opera La Traviata next month.17 Aug 1994 - 12:00am