2015 Fort Worth Opera Festival: La Traviata
The 2015 Fort Worth Opera Festival will present Verdi's masterpiece La Traviata. Based on La Dame aux camellias by Alexander Dumas, fis, and renowned for its unforgettable melodies, this timeless love story will play out against Verdi's rich orchestration and features a cast of fresh faces all making their FWOpera debuts in this traditionally staged production.
Although deeply in love, the beautiful but frail Violetta Valéry—sung by Australian rising star Rachelle Durkin—resigns her passionate affair with Alfredo Germont – portrayed by Patrick O'Halloran—to maintain his family's respected name. Rounding out the leading roles is Nicholas Pallesen as Alfredo's father, Giorgo Germont.