Release date: December 15th, 2018
Run time: 3 hr. 30 min.
Direction: Michael Mayer
Synopsis: Fathom Events and the Metropolitan Opera present a broadcast of Verdi's La Traviata, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, December 15. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer's richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta's hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo's father, Germont, who destroys their love.