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La traviata Digital Programme


Supported by Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Introduction to La traviata

La traviata production photographs from 2015

Production photographs from the last time The Royal Opera presented La traviata in 2015, with Marina Rebeka as Violetta and Ismael Jordi as Alfredo Germont.


Live cinema cast Thursday 4 February 2016

Exclusive film: Conductor Yves Abel on the Act III prelude

Exclusive film: Conductor Yves Abel explores the Act III prelude

Verdi and his opera

How Giuseppe Verdi adapted the story of La Dame aux camélias into La traviata

Alexandre Dumas fils, his novel and his play

Dumas fils's writing of the novel La Dame aux camélias and its adaptation into a play

Marie Duplessis

The real courtesan that inspired the character of Violetta

Watch: Movement Director Jane Gibson on the period dance in La traviata