Why See Opera Philadelphia - La Boheme?
Puccini's Great Opera Meets Impressionist Art
Consisting of some of the most musically exquisite and popular scenes of the Italian repertoire, Puccini's La Boheme has become a mainstay of leading opera houses the world over since its world premiere in 1896. In Opera Philadelphia's latest revival, its sweeping romance and bittersweet melancholy marry seamlessly with set designs inspired and brought to life by Impressionist art pieces from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Puccini's opulent arias, dramatic orchestral arrangements and rich, lyrical melodies tell the story of the Bohemians, a group of penniless writers, artists and free spirits in 19th century Paris. Tender seamstress Mimi and poet Rodolfo fall in love at first sight, whilst their friends Marcello and his mistress Musetta bicker constantly. The course of true love never did run smooth and Mimi and Rodolfo part ways amidst jealousy and hidden truths...
Opening night: 26 April 2019
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