Visceral Verdi via 1950s Hollywood at Grange Park Opera

Grange Park Opera’s sharp new monochrome production takes La traviata to poolside bars awash with cocktails and pills, where Violetta clutches onto reality with breathless desperation in Fifties Hollywood. Claire Rutter gives a searingly powerful central performance, supported by a strong cast in the hands of a supremely intelligent director.

Click here to read my full review on Bachtrack.

Haunted by demons, oppressed by popularity: Claire Rutter's Violetta comes to us via Marilyn Monroe and other fallen stars

Haunted by demons, oppressed by popularity: Claire Rutter’s Violetta comes to us via Marilyn Monroe and other fallen stars

 

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