Diana Damrau as Violetta in Act I of Verdi’s La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera
(Photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)
German soprano Diana Damrau talks about taking on the challenges of the lead role in "La Traviata"—opposite Plácido Domingo—at the Metropolitan Opera. She just starred in the “Las Vegas” "Rigoletto" production by Michael Mayer.
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