Sunday, March 7, 2010

La Bohème, Met, New York 6. Mar 2010

Fifth performance of the outstanding current run of "La Bohème" at the Met starring Anna Netrebko as Mimi and Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo.

La Bohème
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Text in Italian by Giuseppe Giacosa und Luigi Illica, based on Henry Murger's novel "Scènes de la Vie de Bohème"

Metropolitan Opera House, New York 6. Mar 2010

Production: Franco Zeffirelli
Set designer: Franco Zeffirelli
Costume designer: Peter J. Hall
Lighting designer: Gil Wechsler
Stage director: J. Knighten Smit

Mimi: Anna Netrebko
Musetta: Nicole Cabell
Rodolfo: Piotr Beczala
Marcello: Gerald Finley
Schaunard: Massimo Cavalletti
Colline: Shen Yang
Benoît: Paul Plishka
Alcindoro: Paul Plishka
Parpignol: Jeremy Little
Sergeant: Jason Hendrix
Officer: Joseph Turi

Musical Direction: Marco Armiliato
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera

About the Opera
Opera Background
About the Composer
Story and Music

Press Reviews
[1] Opera review: 'La bohème', Met's cash cow, evokes picture-postcard Paris | By Scott Cantrell | The Dallas Morning News | 7. March 2010

The performances on 24., 27. February and 2., 10., 17. March, are broadcast live on the Metropolitan Opera Radio on Sirius channel 78 and XM channel 79. The Saturday matinee performance on 27. February is also broadcast live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. The performances on 24. February and 10. March, are streamed live via RealNetworks internet streaming on the Met website.

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La Bohème, Met, New York 20. Feb 2010-20. Mar 2010
La Bohème, Met, New York 20. Feb 2010
La Bohème, Met, New York 24. Feb 2010
La Bohème, Met, New York 27. Feb 2010

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  1. Excellent post. Anna and Piotr Beczala are a perfect pair for this romantic opera. As you know, I was connected to Sirius radio, listening faithfully to my two favourites. Anna was great! Thank you Carlos.

  2. They are giving us a set of outstanding performances! Looking forward to the upcoming broadcasts. The next one this wednesday.



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