Soprano Corinne Winters and baritone Nicholas Pallesen, sing two of the leads in Wolf Trap Opera’s La Traviata on Friday, July 19th at 8:15 pm. They visited with Classical WETA’s Nicole Lacroix to discuss why this opera is such a beloved and timeless love story. This production is set in 1920’s Paris, with costumes and sets reminiscent of Gadsby and Midnight in Paris, and will also feature the National Symphony Orchestra and the Washington Chorus on stage. Corinne, a graduate of Filene Young Artists , and Nicholas discuss Verdi’s genius for musical characterization, their favorite scenes in the opera, and the challenges of being 21st century opera stars.
La Traviata is one night only, Friday, July 19th at 8:15 at the Filene Center. For more information, visit Wolftrap.org.