A week away from moving the show into the London Coliseum, Edward Seckerson meets its leading lady - the young American soprano Corrine Winters - for an informal chat around how this already much talked about staging is shaping up.
Seckerson says: "She herself used the prize money from one of several important awards she has garnered to fly to London to audition. In keeping with the staging she's a throughly modern young performer, a thoroughly modern Violetta, who quotes Verdi on her Twitter account."
La Traviata runs at the London Coliseum from 2 February to 3 March 2013
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