Metropolitan Opera - La Traviata Reviews
20 March 2023
Hei-Kyung Hong (Violetta)
Hei-Kyung Hong (Violetta), Chorus
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Germont), Hei-Kyung Hong (Violetta)
Matthew Polenzani (Alfredo), Hei-Kyung Hong (Violetta), Maria Zifchak (Annina)
Hei-Kyung Hong (Violetta)

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La Traviata

Metropolitan Opera

No. of reviews: 9

Dessay finds intimacy and pathos in Violetta
4 May 12 / The Opera Critic
Courtesan light: A ‘Traviata’ without the glamour and glitz
20 Apr 12 / CNY Café Momus
The best singing of the performance easily came from Dmitri Hvorostovsky
16 Apr 12 / Opera Britannia
Dessay takes over title role in "Traviata"
12 Apr 12 / San Francisco Chronicle
Natalie Dessay in ‘La Traviata’ at the Met
12 Apr 12 / New York Times
Verdi’s ‘fallen woman’ stands up
10 Apr 12 / New York Post
Hei-Kyung Hong stars in Willy Decker’s ‘Traviata’ at the Met
9 Apr 12 / New York Times
Hong tackles Decker's stark, modern 'Traviata'
9 Apr 12 / San Francisco Chronicle
Covering for Dessay, Hong scales the heights in Met’s “Traviata” revival
8 Apr 12 / Classical Review
Dessay bows out of Met `Traviata' in mid-opera
After struggling through the first act of Verdi's "La Traviata" on Saturday night, Dessay was replaced by Hei-Kyung Hong for the final two acts.
Production details
Dessay/Hong, Polenzani, Hvorostovsky, Risley, Zifchak, Scully, Stearns, Pfortmiller, Roni
(c) Luisi/White (d) Decker
Performance dates
6, 10, 14(m), 18, 21, 25, 28 April, 2 May 2012
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