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La traviata

It’s all fun and games… until love comes along

Her Majesty's Theatre

25 Aug - 03 Sep 2022


From $75

A co-production between Opera Queensland, State Opera South Australia and West Australian Opera

Violetta is the It Girl of Paris, the ultimate party princess whose company is worth every penny. She is charming, influential, and fiercely free.

She meets Alfredo and the rules of the game change. They fall madly in love but the society around them has other ideas.

The passionate and ultimately tragic tale of forbidden love between a courtesan and a simple man, La traviata has captured the hearts and imagination of audiences’ world over since its premiere. Giuseppe Verdi’s score contains some of the greatest opera arias and scenes ever composed.

Oliver von Dohnanyi leads the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and an ensemble of some of Australia’s most exciting singers in this thrilling new production by Sarah Giles.

State Opera is proud to present internationally acclaimed Australian soprano Lauren Fagan in her national operatic debut alongside rising tenor star Kang Wang as Alfredo.

Oliver von Dohnányi
Sarah Giles
Set & Costume Designer
Charles Davis
Lighting Designer
Paul Jackson

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*Seating: As of Saturday 12 March 2022, Theatres in South Australia are at 100% capacity, with masks mandatory for all patrons. You will be seated next to others, be they family, friends, or other opera goers and must be wearing a mask.

  • Duration 2h 20m (including interval)
  • Suitability PG
    • Italian
  • Surtitles English
  • Hearing Loop Yes
  • Accessible Venue Yes