Seattle Opera Opening Performance
1/14/2017 7:30 PM
By Giuseppe Verdi
IRRESISTIBLE CLASSIC. Verdi's passionate portrait of a worldly courtesan forced by bourgeois society to give up the man of her dreams enthralls with a wide range of moods packed into a tautly-constructed story. One of the most perfect scores in opera elevates the timeless tale of moral hypocrisy and selfless sacrifice. Peter Konwitschny's "five star" (Sunday Telegraph) production emphasizes the elegant music and emotional story with clean, simple visuals and striking sophistication. A milestone in opera history - sure to melt the coldest heart.
In Italian with English subtitles
Approximate Running Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes, with no intermission