Tag Archives: Giacomo Puccini

Madame Butterfly at the Los Angeles Opera

Production new to LA. A love that knows no boundaries goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. What begins as an idyllic liaison in an enchanting land of cherry blossoms turns into the wrenching tragedy of … Continue reading

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La Boheme in Belgium

‘La jeunesse n’a qu’un temps (youth comes only once)’ wrote the poet Henri Murger in 1862. Thirty-four years later, Puccini took his inspiration from Murger’s Scènes de la vie de bohème in composing La Bohème. The story of the four … Continue reading

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La bohème at the Hungarian State Opera

Giacomo Puccini La bohème Opera in two parts, four acts, in Italian, with Hungarian and English surtitles Some operas are legendary. None more so than Puccini’s work telling the tale of young bohemians in Paris, in which one of the … Continue reading

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La bohème at the Estonian National opera

La bohème Opera by Giacomo Puccini in four acts Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa based on Henri Murger’s novel Scènes de la vie de bohème World premiere February 1, 1896 Teatro Regio (Turin) Premiere at the Estonian National … Continue reading

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NYC OPERA returns with the original 1900 Tosca’s costumes and sets and Lev Pugliese as Stage Director

Posted by Francesco FornarelliTo honor the legacy of the New York City Opera, NYCO Renaissance presents the opera that launched City Opera’s 1944 inaugural season, Giacomo Puccini’s TOSCA. NYCO Renaissance has obtained from Archivio Storico Ricordi the exclusive North American … Continue reading

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La Boheme in Novosibirsk

  SYNOPSIS Scene 1. The Garret Cold. Utmost poverty. It’s especially oppressive on Christmas Eve. Rodolfo and Marcello are working. At least, they are trying to work, hoping to get warm. In order to make fire, Marcello is ready to burn his painting The Red Sea. But Rodolfo sacrifices … Continue reading

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La Boheme in Zurich

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