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Evening Delights with

Evening Delights with "La Traviata" at the Manchester Opera House

The Manchester Opera House filled with anticipation as the crowd assembled for "La Traviata." There was a widespread desire of something spectacular, and the performance more than delivered.

Alyona Kistenyova controlled the stage with a magnificent vocal performance and acting that brought Violetta's story to life as realistically as possible. The outfits were the epitome of grandeur and grace, setting the tone for the opera's upper crust. Even with a steady backdrop, the clever use of objects and costumes guided us through the story's progression beautifully.

The talented young actors from Cheshire Theatre School brought a lively energy to the festivities, giving the party scenes a fascinating contrast to the growing drama.

Then there's Vasyl Vasylenko, whose orchestral leadership was so remarkable that an unexpected round of applause broke out mid-performance. 'Brindisi' was a highlight piece that brought a familiar smile to everyone's face, regardless of whether they were opera fans or not.

Flora's Ball was a masterclass in opposing emotions; the ensemble cast's joy was presented with delicacy against Violetta's inner anguish, creating a lasting impression for its depth and execution.

As this wonderful "La Traviata" performance comes to an end, the stage is set for future spectacular evenings. With "Carmen" set to wow audiences tonight and "Madam Butterfly" offering a moving experience tomorrow, now is the moment to immerse yourself in the world of opera. Purchase tickets for nights with amazing performances that will move your spirit. Link to tickets 

Reviewed by, 

James 

On behalf of Canal St Media

Published: 12-Jan-2024 (7353)

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