Film review: BECOMING TRAVIATA, from Built For Speed

Becoming Traviata documents the exhaustive rehearsals prior to the performance of Verdi’s opera La Traviata at the International Festival of Lyric Art in France’s Aix-en-Provence in 2011. La Traviata, which was composed in 1853, tells the story of the doomed romance between the terminally ill courtesan Violetta and the young bourgeois lad Alfredo.  Traditionally, the opera is set in the

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