Directed by Philippe Béziat. Director Jean-Francois Sivadier works with soprano Natalie Dessay on a 2011 French production of Verdi’s La Traviata in this new documentary that strips away the opulence of grand opera to expose the hard work done in stark rehearsal rooms prior to opening night. “An exquisitely observed look at performance and the creative process.” –L.A. Times. Cleveland premiere.
France, 2012, color, subtitles, Blu-ray, 120 min.
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7; or one CMA Film Series voucher. Vouchers, in books of ten, can be purchased at the Ticket Center for $70 (CMA members $60).