NSO at Wolf Trap: Grant Gershon, conductor / Verdi's La traviata
Friday, July 19, 2013,
NSO@Wolf Trap: Celebrate the bicentennial of Verdi's birthday with his riveting masterpiece, a poignant and vital love story for the ages. This new Operascape production features cutting-edge multimedia projections developed for the Filene Center.
NSO at Wolf Trap Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia
The Wolf Trap Opera Company Grant Gershon, conductor José Maria Condemi, stage director Aaron Rhyne, projection designer Anka Lupes, costume designer Mark Stanley, lighting designer
with The Washington Chorus, Julian Wachner, music director
Love like there's no tomorrow… and experience the heights of passion and the depths of heartbreak with La traviata, Verdi's timeless story of love's second chances. Wolf Trap Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra celebrate Verdi's bicentennial birthday together with this new Operascape production of his sublime masterpiece. The NSO shares the stage with the singers, performing in front of cutting-edge multimedia projections developed especially for the Filene Center.
Verdi's unforgettable characters and their journeys of love and loss resonate as intensely with us today as when the opera premiered. Come see why La traviata is one of the most frequently performed operas in the world.
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Pre-Performance Discussion at 7:15 p.m. on the Old Farmhouse Lawn with Lee Anne Myslewski, Director, Artistic Administration, Wolf Trap Opera & Classical Programming.
For further information about the program, performance timing, and tickets, please call Wolf Trap TOLL FREE at 1-(877) WOLFTRAP or visit http://www.wolftrap.org/Filene_Center/NSO.aspx. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Filene Center Box Office. Groups of 20 or more should contact Wolf Trap Group Sales at (703) 255-1851.