Dec. 31 & Jan. 2
Ring in the New Year with live music and opera during the festive season of Nights of Lights in St. Augustine, Florida. First Coast Opera will present Verdi’s La Traviata, a fully staged opera with live orchestra, in downtown St. Augustine.
Featuring one of the most iconic, romantic, and tragic scores of all time,Verdi’s masterpiece contrasts spectacular party scenes with tender, intimate moments. La Traviata tells the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the romantic Alfredo Germont.
First Coast Opera’s Artistic Director Curtis Tucker will conduct the orchestra. The cast includes Shannon Kessley Dooley, playing Violetta Valery and Jose Simerilla Romero, playing Alfredo Germont along with an ensemble of other singers and performers.
December 31 at 7:30 p.m. and January 2 at 2 p.m. Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine. Tickets at firstcoastopera.com or 904-417-5555.