La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi at Macerata Opera Festival 2018
The magnificent Macerata Opera Festival is one of the oldest and most prestigious open-air summer opera festivals in Italy. It takes place in the Sferisterio, a fascinating venue built between 1820 and 1829 at the behest of the city’s “Cento consorti” (the one hundred consorts), when it was intended for playing the ball game with armlet. The orchestra pit is so wide that musicians at each end cannot hear each other.
Here is just one of the highlights for 2018
La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi needs little introduction. It tells the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the ...