Austin Lyric Opera Performs Verdi’s La Traviata

Last week, I had the privilege of photographing the last dress rehearsal of Verdi’s tragedy La Traviata, performed by the Austin Lyric Opera.  (It was also wonderful to attend an Asleep at the Wheel 40th anniversary concert with guest Willie Nelson the next night on the opera set—and the following night, to attend the black tie and boots opening night of La Traviata.)

Here are a few scenes of the dress rehearsal.  Pamela Armstrong (Violetta) and Chad Shelton (Alfredo) had the lead roles.

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