Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave after the play La Dame aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas First Performance: Teatro La Fenice, Venice, March 6, 1853 First Performance at the Israeli Opera: May 19, 1987 First Performance this Season at the Israeli Opera: June 22, 2010
Length of performance: approx. three hours and 15 minutes
One of Verdi's most popular operas returns to the stage of the Israeli Opera in a colorful and spectacular production. A poignant love story that cannot end happily with some of Verdi's greatest music.