Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
La traviata is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on La dame aux Camélias, a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils. The opera was originally entitled Violetta, after the main character. It was first performed on 6 March 1853 at the La Fenice opera house in Venice.
Violetta ValÃry, a courtesan
Alfredo Germont, a young bourgeois from a provincial family
Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s father
Flora Bervoix, Violetta’s friend
Annina, Violetta’s maid
Gastone, Alfredo’s friend