'A totally convincing piece of music theatre' The Guardian
Violetta is the high-flying but fragile courtesan forced into surrendering all hope of personal happiness in order to protect her lover's reputation.
A moving tale of society and morality, this masterpiece combines characters you care about with powerful melodies you'll recognise right away. It makes for one of the most emotionally engaging and popular operas of all time.
Running time: 1hr 55mins (without interval)
Peter Konwitschny's acclaimed production of Verdi's tragic opera returns to ENO. Glamorous courtesan Violetta (Elizabeth Zharoff) sacrifices her carefree, pleasure-filled lifestyle for love after falling for well-born Alfredo (Ben Johnson)
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