La Boheme

La Boheme

by Giacomo Puccini
Starting it's 10th Anniversary Celebrations, Melbourne Opera has gathered a magnificent cast for one of the world's most beloved and romantic operas, Puccini's La Boheme.

Featuring top international sopranos Lee Abrahmsen, Antoinette Halloran and Danielle Calder with leading Australian tenor Roy Best and popular baritone Philip Calcagno, La Boheme is the tragic story of young love in Bohemian Paris. The score features some of the most romantic and moving music in all opera and is an ideal introduction to opera. Melbourne Opera's acclaimed production played to packed houses during its 2007 season: you are urged to book early to secure the best seats.

Sung in English, with the Melbourne Opera Chorus and Orchestra. Directed by Hugh Halliday. Conducted by Greg Hocking.

Synopsis

Photos by Robin Halls

CAST

Rodolfo Roy Best & Paul Biencourt
Marcello Phillip Calcagno & Matthew Thomas
Schaunard Nathan Lay & Kristian Gregory
Colline Steven Gallop & Graeme Russell
Mimi Lee Abrahmsen & Danielle Calder
Musetta Antoinette Halloran & Angela Hogan
Benoit/Alcindoro Roger Howell
Parpignol Richard Wilson, Te Ua Houkamau & Tim Jaques
Sergeant Stephen Brodie
Customs Official Michael Carr

 

CHORUS

Stephen Brodie
Jessica Bull
Michael Carr
John Davies
Paul Dernelley
Dick Dowling
Sue Halls
Julia Harper
Jessica Harris
Kathy Hatton
Mark Henderson
Te Ua Houkamau
Tim Jaques
Maree MacMillan
Catherine Meade
Bernie Nolan
Debra O'Connor
Gabriella Page
Kylie Payman
Sue Robertson
Roland Seidl
Robert van Keulen
Richard Wilson
Alice Woodberry
David Woodberry
Michael Woodberry

CHILDRENS CHORUS

Daniel Casey (Soloist)
Jessica Kioussis
Tamsyn Nanfra
Domenic Payman
Noah Payman
Alice Spencer
Elena Tan
Jessica Verrochi

CREATIVES

Director Hugh Halliday
Conductor Greg Hocking
Set Designer Richard Jeziorny
Costume Designer Debra Hallam
Lighting Designer Scott Allan
Stage Manager Karen Garaway

 

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