La traviata



The opera La traviata was composed by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre, fils Dumas. It was first performed at Teatro La Fenice in Venice (Italy) on 1853-03-06 and published by Ricordi. The opera is set in Paris.

Dramatis Personae:

  • Alfredo Germont (Tenor)
  • Annina, Violetta's maid (Soprano)
  • Baron Douphol, Violetta's protector (Baritone)
  • Commissioner (Bass)
  • Doctor Grenvil (Bass)
  • Flora Bervoix, Violetta's friend (Mezzosoprano)
  • Flora's servant (Bass)
  • Gastone, Vicomte de Letorières, Friend of Alfredo (Tenor)
  • Giorgio Germont, Alfredo's father (Baritone)
  • Giuseppe, Violetta's servant (Tenor)
  • Marchese d'Obigny, Flora's protector (Bass)
  • Violetta Valery, A courtesan (Soprano)

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