La Bohème

"The highest purpose of poetry is to teach us to love."
                                                     - Rodolfo, La Bohème

The greatest love story in opera, La Bohème remains eternally young.  Set to a ravishing score, Puccini's classic opera tells of the lives, loves, and losses of a group of young artists in a Bohemian quarter of Paris.

If you are new to opera, don't miss the chance to see why audiences have acclaimed this moving work for over a century.  If you are an opera omnivore, revel in Puccini's lush lyricism, brought to life by a dynamic cast.

La Bohème simply has no equal.  Come fall in love all over again.

Cast

Mimì
Eleni Calenos

Rodolfo
Mackenzie Whitney*

Musetta
Emily Birsan

Marcello
Dan Kempson*

Schaunard
Alan Dunbar
Colline
Liam Moran

Benoit/Alcindoro
Evan Ross*

Parpignol
William Ottow*
Officer
Nathaniel Hill*

Learn more about our cast!

* Madison Opera debut
 

 

Production

Conductor: John DeMain
Director:  David Lefkowich

Sung in Italian with projected English translations

Production Dates:
Friday, November 13, 2015 | 8pm
Sunday, November 15, 2015 | 2:30pm
Overture Hall

Related Events

Opera Novice: What Makes an Opera a Classic? | October 23, 2015

Opera Up Close: La Bohème preview | November 8, 2015

Opera Talks: Pre-Opera lecture and Post-Opera Q&A session

 

Performances
La Bohème
Nov. 13 & 15, 2015
Feb. 5 & 7, 2016
April 15 & 17, 2016
July 23, 2016
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