The Educational Resources Collection includes almost 200 operas on DVD, most with subtitles in English to help you follow the plot. Among the recent editions are some of the latest interpretations by today's stars:
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La Traviata, Puccini's famous tale of a ill-fated courtesan (a.k.a. prostitute) and the man who loves her.
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Tosca, Puccini's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers. (Zurich, 2009)
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