Rated NR · 162 min. · 2014

Musical, Program

Teeming with period detail, John Copley's definitive production of this much-loved opera is traditional opera at its best. From a shabby garret to the bustling Café Momus to a snowy courtyard at dawn, this minutely observed panorama of 1830s Parisian life, beautifully designed by Julia Trevelyan Oman, conjures emotions and atmosphere ranging from joy to tragedy, in large-scale crowd scenes and intimate tableaux.

Puccini no doubt drew on his own student escapades for the robust humor of the comic scenes. And in his depiction of the tender and ultimately tragic love between Mimì and Rodolfo, Puccini achieved an immediacy, warmth and humanity that have rarely been equaled.

Director: John Copley
Writer: Giacomo Puccini
Cast: Rolando Villazón, Maija Kovalevska, Stefania Dovhan and Audun Iversen

Now Playing

The Royal Opera House: La Boheme is not showing in any theaters in the area.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Genre

  • Rating

All content © Copyright 2018, The Colorado Springs Independent

Website powered by Foundation