Approximate running time 2 hrs. 36 min.
Verdi’s consumptive courtesan returns in Willy Decker’s timeless setting. Marina Poplavskaya, who originated the title heroine in this striking production, and the rising soprano Marina Rebeka share the role of Violetta. Stephen Costello and Francesco Demuro are Alfredo, Ludovic Tézier is Germont, and Marco Armiliato conducts.
Original production of the Salzburger Festspiele; with thanks to Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam