La Bohème (Puccini)

Italian w/e.s.t. – ENCORE – Metropolitan Opera

Cast: Kristine Opolais, Vittorio Grigolo
Director: Franco Zeffirelli

Soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Vittorio Grigolo are the young bohemians in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of Puccini’s ever-popular masterpiece. Recorded live April 5, 2014.

La Bohème is an opera in four acts, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. The opera tells the story of a love affair between a poor poet and an equally poor seamstress in 19th century Paris. The world premiere was in Turin on 1 February 1896 at the Teatro Regio, conducted by the 28-year-old Arturo Toscanini.

Length: 3h 11m

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