"'We went to the opera with Miss Brodie last term to see La Traviata,'"
Giuseppe Verdi
Public DomainGiuseppe Verdi - Credit: Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931)

 La Traviata is a three-act opera by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), first performed in 1853.

 

Listen on Spotify to the famous duet, Libiamo ne'lieti calici (Brindisi;Drinking song), the tenor part being sung by Plácido Domingo.