Great Performances

Jonas Kaufmann and Kristine Opolais: La Boheme Act I Finale

Clip: Season 42 Episode 15 | 2m 47s

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann and soprano Kristine Opolais join Andris Nelsons at his inaugural concert as as Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director to perform "O Soave Fanciulla," the Act I Finale from Puccini's opera La Boheme. Born in Riga in 1978 into a family of musicians, Nelsons began his career as a trumpeter in the Latvian National Opera Orchestra before studying conducting.

Aired: 05/29/15

Rating: NR

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