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La Bohème | Opera Australia
March 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Puccini takes achingly human feelings and sets them to music that soars with the ecstacy of love, crackles with the pain of jealousy and cries with the agony of loss.
Gale Edwards’ glittering production, set in the bohemian streets of 1930s Berlin.
CONDUCTOR | Carlo Montanaro (until Jan 23), Pietro Rizzo
DIRECTOR | Gale Edwards
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR | Matthew Barclay, Andy Morton, Johanna Puglisi
REVIVAL DIRECTOR | Hugh Halliday
SET DESIGNER | Brian Thomson
COSTUME DESIGNER | Julie Lynch
LIGHTING DESIGNER | John Rayment
MIMÌ | Mariangela Sicilia (until 23 Jan, except 5 & 7 Jan)
Greta Bradman (5, 7 Jan & from 24 Feb)
RODOLFO | Ji-Min Park (until 23 Jan, except 5 & 7 Jan)
Ho-Yoon Chung (5 & 7 Jan)
Arthur Espiritu (from 24 Feb)
MUSETTA | Taryn Fiebig (until 23 Jan)
Julie Lea Goodwin
MARCELLO | Christopher Tonkin (until 23 Jan)
COLLINE | Richard Anderson
SCHAUNARD | Shane Lowrencev
BENOIT | Graeme Macfarlane
ALCINDORO | Adrian Tamburini (until 23 Jan)
OFFICER | Clifford Plumpton
SERGEANT | Malcolm Ede
PARPIGNOL | Benjamin Rasheed
Australian Opera Ballet Orchestra
Opera Australia Chorus
Opera Australia Children’s Chorus
Please note: this production contains partial nudity.
Running time: approximately 2 hours & 15 minutes, including one 20-minute interval.
Performed in Italian with English surtitles.