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Puccini's La Bohème Reviews

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall (Costa Mesa, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

46 ratings
4.5 average rating
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74 events
40 reviews
60 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

a fresh new cast who performed as a unit. musetta did stand out; she does have a great aria! the poverty mentioned and exhibited in the opera makes sense. the WWI asides did not, until they were explained in today's review. men's clothing had...continued

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18 events
8 reviews
24 stars
attended Nov 01 2007

I was worried about the seats so far back but it turned out to be fine. You should take binoculars for detail however if you are interested in a close up view at times. Good show.

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1 review
0 stars
Goldstar Member Red Velvet
83 events
14 reviews
16 stars
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13 reviews
13 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

The performance was all right. I have seen better.

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20 events
10 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

This opera was wonderful! The music, the stage settings, the orchestra and especially the singing were superb. This was the second opera I have seen and I absolutely loved La Boheme.

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8 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 01 2007

Great seats, great price, great performance.. great time! We were very pleasantly surprised..

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11 events
5 reviews
1 stars
12 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

The cast was wonderful, as was the set. Great show.

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12 events
5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 01 2007

Woww!!! What a spectacular show. I had amazing seats at the show for only buying tickets 2 days before. I Love Goldstar!!!

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5 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 01 2007

We had wonderful seats, could see and hear everything, and it was a pleasure to be back in the "old" performing arts center vs. the "new" modern R & H. Segerstrom Hall. Mimi dies with such dignity.

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19 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

Arturo Chacon-Cruz was superb! He is on the same level as Pavarotti!

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12 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

great young voices, especially mimi. the only minor complaint: the setting in the trainyard made no sense and was so out of keeping with what was going on. i know they tried to set it inww1 with coffins being carried in, but in no way fit in with...continued

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Osa
31 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

I had seen Madam Butterfly also by Giacomo Puccini and though there were no 'subtitles' the emotions were so well conveyed I didn't have to understand what they were saying to really be emotionally stirred. In La Boheme, despite the tragic tale, I...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 01 2007

Most members of the cast had very weak voice. Could hardly hear them. The costume were poor. The story line got twisted from the classical version, difficult to understand.

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Rachael L.
13 events
3 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

My first opera and it was fantastic! (I went with a opera connoisseur who also likes discount tickets, and she agreed.) I highly recommend that everyone 'try' the opera. There are subtitles/interpretations of the dialogue/song making the...continued

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

This was only the second Opera Pacific production I've seen, but a vast improvement in quality over my first experience. All voices were up to the task but Rodolfo was particulary good as was the voice of Musetta. The orchistra was great. The...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

Best Opera production we've seen.

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38 events
2 reviews
13 stars
attended Oct 28 2007

Generally a very good performance. Wonderful tenor performance. Sets were very creative

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

I really enjoyed this event. It was my husbands first exposure to Opera and he enjoyed it to. It was a little anticlimactic but was never the less enjoyable.

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