Violetta meets Alfredo and quickly falls for him. After the lovers run away together, they live in bliss for a short time. However, Alfredo's father, Giorgio, starts to interfere, concerned that Violetta's bad reputation will affect the marriage prospects of Alfredo's sister. Violetta reluctantly leaves Alfredo, but his love is so strong that it leads him to actions that have tragic consequences. Written by
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Written by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Performed by the cast of this film as well as the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and chorus
Directed by James Levine See more