The Metropolitan Opera: La Traviata (2012) Synopsis
A famed courtesan falls in love with a young nobleman.

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By minnag
I have seen many operas, but this was, by far, the best I have ever seen. I loved it! Natalie Desay was perfect in the role of Violettta,, as were the two other stars in their roles. The main cast...


By opera woman
The Opera, live in HD from the Met in New York presented GLORIOUS singing and wonderful acting. We have seen this opera before but this was a much different production. Though I like this one I must...

La Traviata

By marvaleo
When I saw the set, I thought "On No - not another minimalist update..." The setting and the updates actually enhanced the presentation - more emotion, less schmaltz. Excellent!!!!!!...

Not so great

By suziesilverado
I don't like the Metropolitan Opera's stark staging in this production. Also, the sound was not properly balanced in our theater during the first act (this improved later on). During the...

La Traviata

By ppcahoon
More people should be informed of the Live in HD persormances of the Met. This one was, as usual, outstanding, both musically and visually. These opera casts offer an exciting opportunity for...

La Traviata - See the Encore

By geerob
Although Ms. Dessay was fighting off a significant cold, she still gave a very moving performance in Willi Decker's sensational production, If you want a Traviata with overstuffed furniture,...

La Traviata - Outstanding - Best I've Seen

By rjbollinger87
This is a superb production of one of my favorites. Simply do not have a negative thing to say. So good, would be an excellent show to introduce new potential opera fans to....

La Traviata

By Bon123
A must see for all opera buffs, and a great intro to opera for anyone who has never been to one. Verdi's music soars, and the melodies linger in your head for days. Natalie Dessay is a fantastic...

La Traviata movie reviews

By opera_singer1
This was the first production of La Traviata that I have seen where the set and staging allowed for the raw emotions of the singers and their situations to really, really be felt. And these singers...

Better than expected.

By Greatawk
After having heard a rather disastrous prima broadcast of this production, and hearing the second broadcast, where Dessay was indisosed and replaced by the wonderful soprano Hong, I wasn't really...

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