Puccini’s La bohème: Maryland Opera Studio

Puccini’s La bohème

Maryland Opera Studio
November 12-16, 2022
Principal People: 

Giacomo Puccini, composer
Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, librettists
Craig Kier, conductor

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Estimated Length: 
2 hours and 30 minutes
Program Notes: 

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Based on the novel “Scenes de la vie de Bohème” (Scenes of Bohemian Life) by Henry Murger, Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème follows four bohemian roommates struggling to get by in Paris, France. The opera unfolds on a frosty Christmas Eve when fate comes knocking and sets in motion a doomed romance. A gorgeously tragic love story, La bohème features some of the most cherished music in the opera repertoire including “O soave fanciulla” (O lovely girl in the moonlight) and “Che gelida manina” (Your tiny hand is frozen). This opera will be performed in Italian with English supertitles.

About the Maryland Opera Studio
Under the direction of Craig Kier, the Maryland Opera Studio is dedicated to the future of opera. Preparing the next generation of great singers and offering performances ranging from classic repertoire to provocative new works, it is building contemporary audiences for opera and advancing the art form to sustain those audiences.

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