On April 2, 5, 9, 11, 13 and 18, Pretty Yende will return to the Royal Opera House as Violetta in Verdi’s classic opera, La traviata.
This beloved production by Richard Eyre, which turns 28 this year, has become a mainstay at the Royal Opera House. Garnering great acclaim in its past iterations, the production has been described as “handsome” and “magnificent”.
Joining Ms. Yende on stage will be Stephen Costello as Alfredo, Dimitri Platanias as Giorgio Germont, Kseniia Nikolaieva as Annina, David Shipley as Doctor Grenvil, Angela Simkin as Flora, Germán E. Alcántara as Baron Douphol, Andrés Presno as Gastone, Jeremy White as Marquis D’Obigny under the baton of Giacomo Sagripanti.
The opera will be broadcast live in cinemas on April 13, with an encore screening taking place on April 17.
Photo: Dario Acosta