The Cleveland Opera

La traviata

by Giuseppe Verdi

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Polish-American Cultural Center6501 Lansing AvenueCleveland OH 44105
  • Free refreshments sponsored by
    The Cleveland Opera. Guarded parking.
  • Friday, March 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland3630 Fairmount Blvd.Shaker Heights OH 44118
  • Free refreshments sponsored by
    The Cleveland Opera. Convenient parking.
  • Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3:30 pm
The Tudor Arms Hotel Grand Ballroom10660 Carnegie AvenueCleveland OH 44106
  • Refreshments available for purchase from Tudor Arms.
  • Free valet parking sponsored by The Cleveland Opera.


The eternal love story of Alfredo & Violetta brought to life by Verdi's glorious music will feature soloists, orchestra, chorus, costumes, sets, staging, and supertitles. Especially for our audiences, this production is created in the Art Deco style of the Great Gatsby Era. Let's celebrate the Golden Age of Cleveland in its luxurious 1920's!

Presented in collaboration with the Cleveland Women's Orchestra under the baton of Robert Cronquist.

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Tickets — $55 Sponsor Seating, $25 General Admission, $10 Student — are available online HERE or by calling 216 816 1411.

Tickets will also be available at the door, cash or check.


  • Dorota Sobieska, soprano - Violetta Valéry, a courtesan
  • Timothy Culver, tenor - Alfredo Germont, a young bourgeois from a provincial family
  • Brian Keith Johnson, baritone - Giorgio Germont, Alfredo's father
  • Elizabeth Frey, mezzo-soprano - Flora Bervoix, Violetta's friend
  • Ashley Hafler, soprano - Annina, Violetta's maid
  • Cory James Svette, tenor - Gastone de Letorières, Alfredo's friend
  • Jeremy Gilpatric, baritone - Barone Douphol, Violetta's lover, a rival of Alfredo
  • Bryant Bush, bass - Marchese d'Obigny, a Marquis
  • Daniel Fridley, bass - Dottore Grenvil, a Doctor
  • John Roskos, tenor - Giuseppe, a servant