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La Traviata: Scottish Opera
A fresh look at Verdi's deeply moving and ever-popular tale of a love denied, this new production is set in 1950s Paris, a stylish world on the cusp of modernity, but where a woman pushing the boundaries is still a step too far.
Director Annilese Miskimmon gets right to the heart of the story in a production that centres on the passionate but turbulent relationships at its core.
Violetta, a famed escort, leads a seemingly charmed existence amidst the cream of Paris society. But, in fragile health, she is tired of living an empty life and when Alfredo introduces himself she finally sees a way out of her tawdry lifestyle.
Deeply in love, all is blissful contentment until some home truths convince her to leave Alfredo and head back into the arms f another...
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