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Jan. 11 2015

01/24/15 – La Bohème – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger

Approximate running time 2 hrs. 55 min.

boheme_met15Franco Zeffirelli’s classic take on Puccini’s most popular opera, the immortal tale of tragic young love, is set among the rooftops of bohemian Paris. The role of the fragile Mimì is shared by Sonya Yoncheva, Angela Gheorghiu, and Kristine Opolais, with Francesco Demuro, Michael Fabiano, and Jean-François Borras as the love-sick poet Rodolfo. Riccardo Frizza conducts.

Sung in Italian.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Riccardo Frizza
Mimì: Kristine Opolais
Musetta: Marina Rebeka
Rodolfo: Jean-François Borras
Marcello: Mariusz Kwiecien
Schaunard: Alessio Arduini
Colline: David Soar
Benoit/Alcindoro: John Del Carlo

Production Team

Production: Franco Zeffirelli
Set Designer: Franco Zeffirelli
Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler

Photo credits: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

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