Fashion and culture mix at the premiere of “La Traviata” in Valencia

La Traviata , Giuseppe Verdi's opera adapted by Sofia Coppola and Valentino, premiered its show in Spain at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia on February 9. The premiere of this famous opera, which will be in Valencia until this Thursday, February 23, was attended by Queen Sofía and the Italian designer.

The event became a social event in which glamor and culture mixed. An event attended by different personalities from the cultural and fashion world and which, of course, we could not miss, Il Baco Da Seta fashion for women and Save My Bag , with the representation of Lila Albanazzo.

This special day was also attended by Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giameti, producers of La Traviata ; the Italian actress and model Monica Bellucci; Princess Maria of Hohenlohe-Langenburg; Valentino creative Pierpaolo Piccioli; Alfonso de Borbón, the Duke of Alba, and many more personalities from the social sphere.

The premiere of La Traviata did not leave aside the current political and economic cast. Some Valencian authorities also attended the opera, such as the President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig, and the Mayor of Valencia, Joan Ribó. Some businessmen such as Juan Roig from Mercadona, Borja Prado from Endesa, or Borja Prado, president of Endesa, also did not want to miss this important day.

The opera, under the direction of the North American filmmaker Sofia Coppola, had the musical direction of Ramón Tebar under the baton of the Valencian Community Orchestra and a Choir of the Generalitat. La Traviata also boasts the participation of Plácido Domingo as baritone, and with the costume design by Valentino.

"The Traviata"

Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti made this production for the Rome Opera House and it premiered in May of last year. Now, it is Valencia that is in charge of hosting the most famous toast in history on stage.

Giuseppe Verdi's famous opera is based on The Lady of the Camellias, by Alexandre Dumas (son). The work tells the impossible love story between Violeta, a woman known in Paris for her light morals and bad reputation, and Alfredo, a young poet belonging to a traditional and conservative family of the Parisian upper bourgeoisie. Ditirámbak this time takes the action to the bohemian twenties of the French capital.

The protagonists of this adaptation of La Traviata are Placido Domingo in the role of Giorgio Germont, Arturo Chacón plays Alfredo Germont and Marina Rebeja as Violetta Valéry.

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'La Traviata' by Sofia Coppola by elhuffingtonpost