UCT opera stars to shine in La Traviata
The crème de la crème of UCT's Opera School perform in the Cape Town Opera's staging of Verdi's La Traviata which runs at Artscape from 30 April to 9 May, 2015. The full cast lists can be viewed here.
Several cast members have recently been selected as finalists in two of the world's most prestigious opera competitions and will be jetting off soon to participate in the Belvedere Competition in Amsterdam and in Placido Domingo's Operalia Competitione at Covent Garden in July.
Based on Alexandre Dumas' The Lady of the Camellias, this tale of the courtesan with the heart of gold has invited countless stage and screen adaptations, including Pretty Woman.
Director Angelo Gobbato's production features the UCT Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Kamal Khan, with design by Michael Mitchell and choreography is by Sean Bovim. Book at Computicket.