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Opera at the Cinema: La Traviata

Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline MA

May 24 2020
Opera at the Cinema: La Traviata

After its initial rejection, Verdi’s unique opera, whose action unfolds in a contemporary setting, La Traviata, based on Alexandre Dumas’s The Lady of the Camellias, became one of the composer’s most acclaimed works.

This came about because of the universal values that are brought to light following the tragedy of a high-society courtesan -another of those left in the wake of the history of opera- who renounces even life itself to protect the honor of her lover, demonstrating with her self-sacrifice a grandeur lacking in the hypocritical bourgeois society that abused and then rejected her. A story that brought Verdi legendary status through music with a profound sense of humanity and psychological portrayal

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$25 - Adults

$22 - Seniors

Contact: 617-734-2501


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290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

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