Media Centre > What's On > Welsh National Opera - La traviata
Some interesting links (also see Show Extras tab above):
CLICK HERE to view Audience Reactions from Opening Night in Cardiff
http://www.wno.org.uk/traviataguide - WNO's Guide to La traviata
Watch the trailer for the greatest love stories ever sung - CLICK HERE
La traviata is sung in Italian with an electronic surtitles screen above the stage carrying a translation in English of everything that is being sung. Check when booking your tickets that a view of the surtitles is available from the seats you chose.
Audio Described performance – Friday 20 November includes Touch tour at 6pm
In the Stalls:
Surtitles may not be visible from Rows P – R
Surtitles will not be visible from Rows S – Y
In the Circle:
Surtitles will not be visible from Rows W, X, Y
La Traviata – HMVD 5 72898 2
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Victoria de los Angeles/Carlo del Monte/ Chorus & Orchestra of the Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma/Tullio Serafin
Tue 17 & Fri 20 Nov, 7.15pm£15.00£19.00£29.00£35.50£41.00£46.00
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http://www.wno.org.uk/lovestory - What makes a good love story?
http://www.wno.org.uk/alfieboe - Watch an interview with Alfie Boe
http://www.wno.org.uk/companymembers - Behind the Scenes, company members on what they are looking forward to this season
http://www.wno.org.uk/johnfisher - WNO's Chief Executive and Artistic Director, John Fisher introduces Autumn 2009