In October 2015, rising soprano Lisette Oropesa made her role debut as Violetta in a new production of Verdi’s La traviata at the Academy of Music, serving notice that this would be one of the definitive roles of her career.
The Opera Philadelphia Channel presents the digital premiere of Paul Curran’s renowned production, featuring newly remixed audio, co-starring tenor Alek Shrader and baritone Stephen Powell. The stream purchase includes "La traviata: Five Years Later," a program with the artists of La traviata, hosted by Opera Philadelphia Artistic Advisor Lawrence Brownlee, who look back on the five-year anniversary of the production.
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