Washington National Opera Presents Puccini's La Bohème
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The last date listed for La Bohème was Sunday September 30, 2007 / 2:00pm.
Currently at The Kennedy Center - Opera House
- Full Price:
- $69.00 - $99.00
- Our Price:
- $48.00 - $69.00
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We ate at the terrace restaurant which is always a treat. There is another self serve restaurant at the terrace level which is quite nice as well. Both are aware that you are trying to get to a show so the service is geared to making sure you get out in time.La Bohème dining • Nov 13 2014 star this tip starred
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While I certainly had some nits to pick about some directorial choices, there were a number of nuances I really liked (using the live video camera, and a wonderful photo montage), and the singing was fabulous!
The second act was the weakest...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“This is not your father’s La Bohème. But it works.” —The Washington Times
“There are some wonderful things going on here visually…. Above all, there is a strong enough theatrical flair at work throughout the venture to deliver the most important elements of Bohème more or less intact.” —The Baltimore Sun
“Conductor Emmanuel Villaume shapes the work with love, lyricism, and an unfailing sense of proportion. The casting is strong, and better than that when Vittorio Grigolo is onstage….” —The Washington Post
To read about the history of La Bohème, click here.
Perhaps more than any other classic opera, La Bohème lends itself to contemporary interpretation. Innovative director Mariusz Trelinski updates Puccini’s timeless tale in an extraordinary new production, following the stories of a circle of young artists who long for a deeper connection to society.
This production is from Teatr Wielki-National Opera Warsaw.
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
Sung in Italian with English supertitles