Tag Archives: Verdi

La Traviata | The original tearjerker

Watching Italian operas is always a good experience as I (somewhat) understand the language and so can appreciate the beauty of the arias. I also do not have to rely so much on the surtitles and can make my own sense of the words. For example I don’t like it when cielo is translated as Heaven, I like thinking she means the sky, the afterlife, the spirit world (does she really believe she will go to Heaven?)

Continue reading La Traviata | The original tearjerker