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Opera in Cinema: La Traviata (Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Program, Musical
Release Date:September 30, 2012
Running time:160 minutes
Cast:Emma Matthews, Rachelle Durkin, Gianluca Terranova, Ji-min Park, Jonathan Summer
Director:Francesca Zambello, Brian Castles-Onion
Producer:Opera Australia
Writer:Giuseppe Verdi, Francesco Maria Piave
Distributor:Emerging Pictures

Description: Verdi's La Traviata shines in this spectacular production from Opera Australia, performed on a floating stage in the 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. Opera Insider raves: "This mega-production deserves only three words - Fantastic ! Fantastic ! Fantastic !" Visionary director Francescsa Zambello directs, with an "electrifying" Emma Matthews as Violetta, with Jonathan Summers and Gianluca Terranova rounding out the cast. (Stage Noise)

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