Puccini’s La bohème
Friday August 18 & Saturday August 19, 2017
In honor of Giacomo Puccini’ immortal opera, this season will celebrate the art, the eccentricity, & the romance of the Bohemian lifestyle. Opera Kelowna is incredibly excited to announce that León De la Guardia has been cast as the lead in our main stage performance of Puccini’s “La bohème” next August.
La bohème is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. The world premiere performance of La bohème was in Turin on 1 February 1896 at the Teatro Regio, conducted by the young Arturo Toscanini; its U.S. premiere took place the following year, 1897, in Los Angeles. Since then, La bohème has become part of the standard Italian opera repertory and is one of the most frequently performed operas worldwide.
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