|Boheme by Puccini|
It closes on tradition, with La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini, the first part of the season in the Opera program at the Costanzi. From July performances of opera and ballet in fact moving at the Baths of Caracalla for the summer season. La Boheme Opera returns to Rome after nearly 10 years of absence with Ramón Vargas and Hibla Gerzmava in the role of protagonists, directed by James Conlon. Ten performances in the program.
The debut of Puccini's opera is set for Thursday, June 16 at 20:30. The replicas will continue until Sunday 26 June. The roles of Rodolfo and Mimi, the protagonists of the tormented love story a tragic ending, is entrusted to the charismatic voice of Vargas and Gerzmava, which alternate with Stefano Secco and Maria Jose Siri. Next to them Priante Vito / Guido Loconsolo (Schaunard), Franco Vassallo / Luca Salsi (Marcello), Marco Spotti / Giovanni Battista Parodi (Colline), Patrizia Ciofi / Ellie Dehn (Musetta).
The setting is historical, designed by Pierluigi Samaritans (who died in 1994) and again directed by Marco Gandini, the costumes by Anna Biagiotti. Choirmaster and Roberto Gabbiani. On the podium of the New York City Opera director James Conlon, prestigious name in the international symphonic and lyrical landscape.
La boheme, considered among the masterpieces of Puccini, was completed in 1995 by the Tuscan composer, who for some time he decided to write an opera based on the novel by Henry Murger "Scenes de la Vie de Bohème", entrusting the drafting of the libretto Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. Highly innovative work in the libretto and music, passionate and effervescent, a kaleidoscope of characters and situations, mirroring a society in transformation. The first performance was under the direction of Arturo Toscanini on 1 February 1896 at the Teatro Regio in Turin. Numerous issues are represented at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome at the Teatro Costanzi after the first of 17 November 1896.
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Piazza Beniamino Gigli
opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini
One: Thursday, June 16 h.20.30
replies: Friday 17 (20.30), Saturday 18th (18 hours), Sunday 19th (17 hours), Tuesday 21 Wednesday 22 Thursday 23 Friday 24 (20.30), Saturday 25th (18 hours), Sunday, June 26 (hours 17)