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Saturday, May 14, 2016 Permalink

At The Opera, Puccini: La Boheme, May 14, 2016

  

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 February 1, 1896 at the Teatro Regio, conducted by the young Arturo Toscanini; its U.S. premiere took place the next 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 world.

 

Mimi – Renata Tebaldi

Rodolfo – Giacinto Prandelli

Musetta – Hilde Gueden

1951 – London Decca

Conductor – Alberto Erede

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:09pm
Puccini: La Boheme BUY Rome ; Alberto Erede, conductor
10:00pm
10:22pm
Pasquale Esposito : Pasquale Esposito Interveiw with Beth Ruyak from Insight Interview with Pasquale Esposito
11:00pm
11:03pm
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), opera: Act I: Largo al factotum BUY from De Luca; composed by Rossini
11:07pm
Ponchielli: La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Act I: Enzo Grimaldo Principe di Santafior BUY from De Luca; composed by Ponchielli
11:11pm
Verdi: Rigoletto, opera: Act I: Veglia, o donna, questo fiore BUY from De Luca; composed by Verdi
11:15pm
Verdi: Rigoletto, opera: Act II: Povero Rigoletto. . . . Cortigiani, vil razza dannata BUY from De Luca; composed by Verdi
11:23pm
Verdi: Rigoletto, opera: Act II: Piangi, fanciulla BUY from De Luca; composed by Verdi
11:27pm
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, The Love Duet, Act 2 BUY from Melchior: Prima Voce; composed by Wagner
11:44pm
Lauritz Melchior: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Morgenlich leuchtend im rosigen Schein BUY from Melchior: Prima Voce

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