La Traviata, or The Fallen Woman, is considered one of Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpieces and one of the most beautiful operas ever composed.
It is the tale of a beautiful and carefree, but dying, courtesan Violetta and her tragic love for Alfredo, amid scandal, class divides and seduction.
Opera Hunter has assembled an exception cast of performers, including sopranos Jenna Robertson and Ashlee Woodgate in the leading role of Violetta, Joshua Oxley and Sam Elmi as Alfredo and Tristan Entwistle and PJ Willis, who will share the role of Germont.
The Lake Macquarie Philharmonic Orchestra will again be conducted by Christopher Bearman, OAM with Mercia Buck, OAM musical director and Michael Blaxland director.
Jenna Robertson, Joshua Oxley and Tristan Entwistle: July 21, July 24 (matinee), July 25, July 30 and July 30 (evening).
Ashlee Woodgate, Sam Elmi and PJ Willis: June 23, June 24 (evening), July 28, July 31 (matinee) and August 1