UKTW - 25 years online
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Puccini's most enduring opera. The story of the love of the poor poet Rodolfo for the consumptive seamstress Mimi. Set in the Latin Quarter of Paris the course of their love is constantly threatened by Rodolfo's jealousy and Mimi's illness. The painter Marcello and the provocative Musetta are the other main characters. This is where 'your tiny hand is frozen' comes from and the last few bars, as Rodolfo realises Mimi is dead, are some of opera's most moving moments. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time 2 hours 55 mins.

Cast/Performers

Angela Gheorghiu (Mimi - Jun 17/20/24), Li Ping Zhang (Mimi - Jun 27/30/Jul 2), Yu Qiang Dai (Rodolfo), Mariusz Kwiecien (Marcello), Angela Maria Blasi (Musetta), Grant Doyle (Schaunard), Jonathan Lemalu (Colline), Jeremy White (Benoit), Ryland Davies (Alcindoro), Alan Duffield, Jonathan Coad, Bryan Secombe

Creatives/Company

Music: Puccini
Lyrics(s): Giacosa, Illica
Book by: Murger
Corporate Sponsor(s): The Linbury Trust (1974), The Friends of Covent Garden
Director: John Copley
Design: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Lighting: John Charlton (after William Bundy)
Conductor: Mark Elder

La boheme

La boheme (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01239745905. Details of all La boheme archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1980

Archive Listings

17 Jun 05
to
2 Jul 05
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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