Puccini's La Bohème


In honour of the centenary of the beloved composer’s death, Melbourne Opera presents a new production of Puccini’s most popular and romantic opera La Bohème.

An extraordinary cast featuring two beloved international sopranos, Elena Xanthoudakis as Mimi and Helena Dix as Musetta with Boyd Owen as Rodolfo and Christopher Tonkin as Marcello will be directed by the award-winning Gary Abrahams and conducted by Raymond Lawrence.

Full Cast

Rodolfo – Boyd Owen
Mimi – Elena Xanthoudakis
Marcello – Christopher  Tonkin
Musetta – Helena Dix
Schaunard-  Stephen Smith
Colline – Darcy Carroll
Benoit/Alcindoro – John Bolton-Wood
Parpignol – Asher Reichman

 Featuring many of the best loved arias and ensembles in all opera, La Bohème recounts the tragic love story of Mimi and Rodolfo and their bohemian friends in 19th century Paris.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles.


Sun 15 Sept 2024 at 3:00 PM
Wed 18 Sept 2024 at 7:30 PM
Sat 21 Sept 2024 at 3:00 PM
Tue 24 Sept 2024 at 7:30 PM

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