003 - La traviata (III)
Welcome to episode 3 of In the Wings! On today's episode, continuing our series on La traviata, Emily discusses some historical and modern productions of La traviata, talks to tenor Dan Rowley (playing Alfredo) and conductor Carlos Foggin, and gives you a cheat sheet on some of the best moments to listen for in the show. Interested in attending Calgary Concert Opera Company's upcoming production of La traviata and hearing these gentlemen in action? Go to http://www.calgaryconcertopera.com/ and buy your tickets now! La traviata in concert Calgary First Baptist Church, 7.00 pm, September 15th, 2018 Okotoks United Church, 3.00 pm, September 16th, 2018 written sources used in this episode: Baranova, Vera P., and Svetlana G. Voitkevich. "G. Verdi’s “La Traviata”: History of Creation, First Productions and Stage Interpretation of the Character of Violetta." Journal of Siberian Federal University, Humanities and Social Sciences 1 (2016). [http://elib.sfu-kras.ru/bitstream/handle/2311/20013/07_Baranova.pdf;jsessionid=19E784E6628B789A41282C53941310DC?sequence=4] Cantoni, Linda, and Betsy Schwarm. "La traviata." Encyclopedia Britannica, 9 Mar 2018. [https://www.britannica.com/topic/La-traviata] Christiansen, Rupert. "La Traviata, ENO, London Coliseum." The Telegraph, 3 Feb 2013. [https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/9845335/La-Traviata-ENO-London-Coliseum.html] Forman, Denis. "The Good Opera Guide: Verdi's La Traviata." The Guardian, 29 Jan 2013. [https://www.theguardian.com/music/interactive/2013/jan/29/denis-forman-good-opera-guide-verdi-la-traviata] Rahim, Sameer. "The opera novice: La Traviata by Verdi." The Telegraph, 12 Feb 2013. [https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/opera/9865243/The-opera-novice-La-Traviata-by-Verdi.html] Smillie, Thompson. "About this Recording." Opera Explained: Verdi - La traviata. Naxos. [https://www.naxos.com/mainsite/blurbs_reviews.asp?item_code=8.558050&catNum=558050&filetype=About%20this%20Recording&language=English] Tommasini, Anthony. "Timeless Tragedy in Modern Guise." The New York Times, 1 Jan 2011. [https://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/03/arts/music/03traviata.html] For full credits, please see our website.
Duration: 31 min