Opera Colorado opens its 2018-19 season with this romantic masterpiece, overflowing with some of Verdi’s most brilliant melodies—including the instantly recognizable “Drinking Song,” which will have you humming all through intermission!

Experience why La Traviata ranks as the world’s most beloved opera, and get swept away in the drama of its iconic heroine: the doomed courtesan Violetta, who sacrifices everything for love. Set among the glamour of 1850s Paris, La Traviata offers a stunning combination of music and drama…and an unforgettable evening for newcomers and longtime fans alike.

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex

Estimated Length: Two hours and 45 minutes, including two 20-minute intermissions

Performed in Italian, with English and Spanish subtitles at every seat.
The November 11th performance will be audio described.

Click to Read Synopsis | Click to Read Program Note | Watch Video Trailer


Cecilia Violetta López

soprano | Bio

Malcolm MacKenzie

Germont | Bio

Eric Barry

Alfredo | Bio

Kira Dills-DeSurra

Flora Bervoix | Bio

Rebekah Howell

Annina | Bio

Edward Laurenson

Barone Douphol | Bio

Eric McConnell

Dr. Grenvil | Bio

Nicholas Kreider

Marchese d’Obigny | Bio

Aaren Rivard

Gastone | Bio

Creative Team

Headshot of Ari Pelto

Ari Pelto

Music Director, Conductor | Bio

Alison Moritz

Director | Bio

Lucas Krech

Lighting Design | Bio

Ronell Oliveri

Wig & Makeup Design | Bio

Sahar Nouri

Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor | Bio

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Verdi’s La Traviata

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