2/22/2011 Bonjour Minnesota

 

Guest Mary Dibbern of the Minnesota Opera is guest on Bonjour Minnesota. She explains the true story which was the source of the book La Dame aux Camelias written by Alexandre Dumas, fils(jr.). The story was turned into the beautiful opera, La Traviata, by Giuseppe Verdi. The Minnesota Opera just began the performances of the tragic love story of Violetta and Alfredo.

The composer and the lyrics of La Traviata are both in Italian, but the true story happenen in France and was the basis of the opera and of Moulin Rouge

Playlist Tracks: 
Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker, Robt. Merrill - (excerpts)Libiamo
Album: La Traviata; Label: RCA Victor
Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker, Robt. Merrill - Sempre Libera
Album: La Traviata; Label: RCA Victor
Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker, Robt. Merrill - Pura Siccome un Angelo
Album: La Traviata; Label: RCA Victor
Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker, Robt. Merrill - Morro
Album: La Traviata; Label: RCA Victor
Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker, Robert Merrill - Ogni Suo Aver
Album: La Traviata; Label: RCA Victor
Simone Langlois - Il Faut Me Jurer de M'Aimer
Album: Boris Vian et Ses Interpretes; Label: Polygram
Richard Anthony - Le Deserteur
Album: Boris Vian et Ses Interpretes; Label: Polygram
Georges Moustaki - Le Temps de Vivre
Album: Ma Liberte; Label: Polydor
Georges Moustaki - Ma Liberte
Album: Ma Liberte; Label: Polydor
Vox Angeli - Comme Toi
Album: Imagine; Label: Sony
Patricia Kaas - L'Heure du Jazz
Album: Scene de Vie; Label: CBS
Patricia Kaas - Les Hommes Qui Passent
Album: Scene de Vie; Label: CBS
Air Date: 
February 22, 2011

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