Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Librettists: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
Production: Franco Zeffirelli
Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
Performers: Angela Gheorghiu (Mimì), Ramón Vargas (Rodolfo), Ainhoa Arteta (Musetta), Ludovic Tézier (Marcello), Quinn Kelsey (Schaunard), Oren Gradus (Colline), Paul Plishka (Benoit/Alcindoro)
Franco Zeffirelli’s timeless interpretation of the Puccini favorite has been delighting audiences at the Met for more than 20 years. GREAT PERFORMANCES at the Met is there when yet another magnificent cast takes to the stage in this enduring classic. Exciting young conductor Nicola Luisotti presides over a glorious vocal ensemble led by Angela Gheorghiu, who sings Mimì at the Met for the first time in twelve years, opposite tenor Ramón Vargas as her lover, Rodolfo.
Opera synopsis courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.
Funding for GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: “La Bohème” has been provided by Toll Brothers, the Irene Diamond Fund, the Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund, M. Beverly and Robert G. Bartner, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and PBS.
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