NDR Klassik Open Air 2016: ‘La traviata’ in Hannover
Thomas Hampson stars as Giorgio Germont in a concert presentation of Verdi’s La traviata on July 23 in Hannover. This performance is featured as the 2016 edition of the NDR Klassik Open Air, hosted at the Maschpark (Neues Rathaus), and also includes Marina Rebeka as Violetta and Francesco Demuro as Alfredo. Keri-Lynn Wilson leads the NDR Radiophilharmonie for this special event, with the Mädchenchor Hannover, Johannes-Brahms-Chor Hannover, and Mitglieder des Staatsopernchores Hannover. Please note tickets are completely sold-out for this event.
Mr. Hampson can also be seen as Giorgio Germont, one of his many signature roles, on critically lauded DVD release from the Royal Opera House – Covent Garden, in a revival of Richard Eyre’s classic staging. He is also featured as Giorgio on a DVD capture of the famed Willy Decker production from the 2005 Salzburg Festival.