March 26: La Traviata at SJCT

The Met: Live in HD presentation of Verdi’s La Traviata will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at San Juan Community Theatre in Friday Harbor.

Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker’s staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti.

Tickets: Adults/$20; Students/$10. Members (at door only) $18. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. The SJCT box office (360.378-3210) is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Approx. running time: 2 hrs. 55 min.

SJCT is in its fourth year of partnership with The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high definition performance transmissions to theaters around the world. The presentation of these operas is made possible through a generous bequest from the late Dodie Gann and underwriting from The McGee Foundation.

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