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

CAST

Rodolfo

 

 

Marcello

 

 

Schaunard

 

 

Colline

 

 

Mimi

 

 

Musetta

 

 

Benoit/Alcindoro

 

Parpignol

 

 

 

Sergeant

 

Customs Official

Roy Best,

Paul Biencourt

 

Phillip Calcagno, Matthew Thomas

 

Nathan Lay,

Kristian Gregory

 

Steven Gallop,

Graeme Russell

 

Lee Abrahmsen, Danielle Calder

 

Antoinette Halloran,

Angela Hogan

 

Roger Howell

 

Richard Wilson,

Te Ua Houkamau, Tim Jaques

 

Stephen Brodie

 

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

 

Conductor

 

Set Designer

 

Costume Designer

 

Lighting Designer

 

Stage Manager

 

Hugh Halliday

 

Greg Hocking

 

Richard Jeziorny


Debra Hallam

 

Scott Allan

 

Karen Garaway

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