Audience responses and press reviews following the return of Richard Eyre's stunning production of Verdi's best-loved opera.
News and features regarding ‘La traviata by Richard Eyre’
- 15 January 2019
- 28 February 2017
The Russian soprano was told just an hour before curtain up that she would make her Royal Opera debut as Violetta in La traviata.
- 8 December 2016
The composer made it his mission to subvert the rigid culture of opera, and his controversial works saw him frequently battle the authorities.
- 4 February 2016
Another chance to watch films shown in the intervals of the live cinema relay of La traviata, including stage rehearsal footage and exclusive interviews.
- 3 February 2016
Drinking songs such as La traviata’s famous Brindisi are just the start of opera's songs describing action.
- 27 January 2016
You don't need a performance ticket to attend a pre-show talk, meaning that exploring productions is even easier than before.
- 18 January 2016
What did you think of Richard Eyre's production of Verdi's iconic opera?
- 15 January 2016
The life of courtesan Marie Duplessis and her early death from consumption inspired several works of art, including Verdi's famous opera.
- 8 January 2016
Violetta may hide her true feelings with a life of parties and excess, but Verdi's first aria for her reveals her desperate longing for love.
- 29 October 2015
Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.
- 23 October 2015
The tenors discuss the role of Alfredo, and the power and beauty of Verdi's iconic opera.
- 18 June 2015
The season runs until 4 July 2015 and includes a four-part series presented by Antonio Pappano, the finals of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and a broadcast of WNO’s Peter Pan.