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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.

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

An opera of contrasts

Some musical moments

Watch: Yves Abel (conductor in 2014) on the Act III prelude

Exclusive film: Conductor Yves Abel explores the Act III prelude

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

Live BP Big Screen cast Tuesday 4 July 2017

As with all live performances there can be last minute changes to the announced cast. Once the cast of the Live BP Big Screen on 4 July 2017 is confirmed, you will find a full listing here.