La boheme

RUNNING TIME
2hr. 20min.
Closed

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

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 English, with lyrics projected above the stage

NEWS AND REVIEWS

Michael Coveney: Love is in the air - 22 Oct 2015

La bohème (London Coliseum) - 17 Oct 2015

Rhian Lois - from the valleys to the heights - 15 Oct 2015

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