Fringe: La Traviata

8:00 pm on Friday, October 26, 2012
BU Theatre, Mainstage
Part of the 16th Annual Fringe Festival: "The Ladies of the Camellias." A unique presentation featuring extensive portions of Verdi’s opera La Traviata (all scenes except Act II, Scene 1) combined with excerpts from Dumas’ play Camille, two works inspired by Dumas’ novel The Lady of the Camellias. Featuring singers, actors, and instrumentalists from the College of Fine Arts School of Music, Opera Institute, School of Theatre, BU Chamber Orchestra, and BU Chamber Chorus. Sung in Italian with English supertitles, and performed with orchestra. Part of the 16th annual Fall Fringe Festival. (Pre-show talk at 6:30pm with special guest Philip Gossett to discuss the two versions of La Traviata that Verdi composed between 1853 and 1854.)