|Opera Star Natalie Dessay
Come to the screening of "Becoming Traviata" on Sunday, March 10th at 1:30pm. A Q&A will follow.
French soprano Natalie Dessay is one the stars of today's operatic world, thrilling audiences as both a singer and an actress. She studied acting and singing in Bordeaux where she amazingly completed five years' worth of study in just one year. This led to further studies at the Opéra de Paris. She performs as a soloist around the world and works with renowned conductors including Pierre Boulez, James Levine, and James Conlon. She will sing the role of Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare this April at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, where she is a regular performer.
The film "Becoming Traviata" documents the two months of conception, preparation and rehearsal of La Traviata - under the direction of Jean-François Sivadier, who will also attend the screening and Q&A. This is not only the US Premiere but also offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet the star in person!