La traviata at the Vienna State Opera
Starting this Saturday, Rolando Villazón returns to the stage of the Vienna State Opera as Alfredo in Verdi’s classic opera La traviata. Rolando stars opposite soprano Marlis Petersen, who portrays the famed courtesan Violetta Valéry, and Fabio Capitanucci as Alfredo’s father. The Mexican French tenor’s appearances at the Vienna State Opera in Jean-Francois Sivadier’s production take place March 9, 12 and 15.
Discover some of Rolando’s recordings of Verdi’s La traviata here and the featured arias “Lunge da lei … De’ miei bollenti spiriti” and “O mio rimorso!” from his latest album Villazón Verdi here.