Alfredo (Joseph Calleja) and Violetta (Renée Fleming) © Catherine Ashmore

La Traviata

Giuseppe Verdi
Royal Opera House
Directed by Richard Eyre

Verdi’s best-loved work is performed by a star cast in a revival of Richard Eyre’s highly acclaimed 1994 production.

Alfredo and the courtesan Violetta fall passionately in love. But Violetta is seriously ill and Alfredo’s father disapproves of their relationship – can their love overcome such obstacles?

Sung in Italian, with English subtitles.

Production duration: 2 hrs 15 min
Royal Opera House

Cast & creative team


  • Violetta Valéry
    Renée Fleming
  • Giorgio Germont
    Thomas Hampson
  • Alfredo Germont
    Joseph Calleja
  • Baron Douphol
    Eddie Wade
  • Dr Grenvil
    Monika-Evelin Liiv
  • Gastone de Letorières
    Haoyin Xue
  • Annina
    Sarah Pring


  • Antonio Pappano
  • Richard Eyre
  • Bob Crowley
  • Jean Kalman
    Lighting Design
  • Jane Gibson
    Director of Movement
  • Renato Balsadonna
    Chorus Director
  • Vasko Vassilev
    Concert Master