Free screening of La Traviata next to Teatro Colon

2:42 PM Sandra Gutrejde 0 Comments

Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires celebrates its 160th anniversary with a live transmission of La Traviata that will be screened live on big screen on Sunday, September 17th, 2017, at 5 pm at Plaza del Vaticano, the square next to Teatro Colon (photo), located on Viamonte & Cerrito, with free access to the public.

The old Teatro Colon was inaugurated on April 25th, 1857 with the presentation of La Traviata, the celebrated Opera by Giuseppe Verdi. In this occasion the public will have the chance to watch for free the matinee performance of the Opera that is currently being presented at the Theater - with all sold out dates - in a production by Franco Zeffirelli from the Opera di Roma with musical direction by Evelino Pid├▓, staging by Stefano Trespidi, and starred by the Albanian singers Ermonela Jaho and Saimir Pirgu.

Chairs for free use of the public will be installed.

People around the world will also have the opportunity to watch this performance live and for free, through live streaming on

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