Puccini's La Boheme from the Chorégies d'Orange Festival

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Théâtre antique d'Orange in southern France. Théâtre antique d'Orange in southern France. (Wikipedia Commons)

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In celebration of Valentine's Day, this week World of Opera presents what many consider the greatest "date opera" ever written. Puccini's La Boheme comes to us from a venue that lives up to its name: The Théâtre Antique in in Orange, southern France, is an ancient Roman theater dating all the way back to the first century A.D.


Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung

Mimi: Inva Mula

Rodolfo: Vittorio Grigolo

Musetta: Nicola Beller Carbone

Marcello: Ludovic Tézier

Colline: Marco Spotti

Schaunard/Benoit: Lionel Lhote

Alcindoro/Parpignol: Jean-Pierre Frémeau

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