La Traviata

La Traviata (1937) was an opera production by The National Theatre with support from Operafondet (the opera fund) based on the opera by Giuseppe Verdi (music) and Fancesco Maria Piave (libretto), after Alexandre Dumas the younger's play and novel Camille.

Arne van Erpekum Sem directed it.

Kaja Eide Norena and Erna Berger sang the role of Violetta.

Bjarne Buntz sang the role of Alfredo.

Information

(Objekt ID 91525)
Object type Production
Premiere May 24, 1937
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, Francesco Maria Piave
Audience Adults
Number of events 16
Language Norwegian and Italian
Expressions Opera
Running period May 24, 1937  
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SOURCES:

The National Theatre, www.nationaltheatret.no, 28.07.2020, https://forest.nationaltheatret.no/Productions/EventSeries/7a10b012-ef33-48d8-a8a8-56e66443afc6?event_id=d4be9996-7075-4111-8cb3-86600dd59d37

Anton Rønneberg: Nationaltheatret gjennom femti år (literally: The National Theatre through 50 years). Gyldendal 1949.

Contributors
Name Role
Alexandre Dumas d. y. – Author
Francesco Maria Piave – Libretto
Arne van Erpekum Sem – Direction
Olav Kielland – Musical Management
Giuseppe Verdi – Composer
Rahe Raheny – Stage design
Ferdinand Finne – Costume design
Erna Berger – Singer (Violetta Valery)
Bjarne Buntz – Singer (Alfred Germont)
Erik Bye sr. – Singer (Georg Germont, Alfreds far)
Bjarne Bø – Singer (En tjener hos Flora)
Kaja Eide Norena – Singer (Violetta Valery)
Tore Foss – Singer (Gaston, greve av Letorneres)
Knut Jacobsen – Singer (Baron Douphol)
Sigurd Magnussøn – Singer (Doktor Grenvil)
John Neergaard – Singer (Georg Germont, Alfreds far)
Ragna Nilssen – Singer (Annina)
Grete Schou – Singer (Flora Bervoix)
Asbjørn Velde – Singer (Marki av Obigny )
Ingeborg Vorbeck – Singer (Flora Bervoix)
Performance dates
May 24, 1937Hovedscenen – Opening night