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Ensemble

Blended Voices

'La bohème' at Los Angeles Opera,
reviewed by MARIA NOCKIN

 

Henry Murger's writings about the Bohemian life in Paris of the 1840s are the basis for operas by both Giacomo Puccini and Ruggiero Leoncavallo. Puccini's La bohème was first seen in 1896 and Leoncavallo's opera of the same name was premièred the following year. Murger's stories were first serialized in the literary magazine, Corsaire. His hero, Rodolphe, is also a writer so the character is most probably autobiographical...

Copyright © 17 May 2012 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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GIACOMO PUCCINI

LA BOHEME

LOS ANGELES OPERA

LOS ANGELES

CALIFORNIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

PARIS

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