Event date & time:
04.12.2016 at 19:30
Bord Gais Energy Theatre
THE NOVAYA OPERA THEATRE OF MOSCOW CONFIRM INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE OF THEIR SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF ‘LA BOHEME’
AT THE BORD GAIS ENERGY THEATRE THIS NOVEMBER
FEATURING IRELAND’S INTERNATIONAL STAR SOPRANO CELINE BYRNE
The NOVAYA OPERA THEATRE OF MOSCOW proudly presents LA BOHEME, featuring Ireland’s leading star soprano Celine Byrne in the lead role, at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre from 30 November until 4 December 2016. This masterpiece will be sung in Italian with English surtitles and is set to be one of the highlights of 2016.
Tickets priced from €35 and are on sale now from Ticketmaster Outlets Nationwide.
One of the world's most popular operas, La Boheme originally premiered in Turin in 1896 and since then it has become one the most frequently performed operas. The new interpretation by the Internationally acclaimed NOVAYA OPERA THEATRE OF MOSCOW will star CELINE BYRNE Ireland's own international star soprano in the leading role of MIMI in three of the five performances, with the Opera Theatre's own star performing in two.
Puccini’s opera, LA BOHEME, is an exciting story about the talented and noble inhabitants of The Latin Quarter of Paris and features characters obsessed by art, creation and love. The Latin Quarter in this production is placed in one of the most interesting, hot, and even spicy, of atmospheres - Paris in the late 1940s - an exciting period with death and horror left behind and hope and new life in prospect!
Puccini’s music is sublime, with several famous arias, and the romantic and tragic story will make a lasting impression on Dublin audiences way beyond their departure from the theatre.
Don’t miss LA BOHEME, featuring Ireland’s leading star soprano Celine Byrne in the lead role, at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre from 30 November until 4 December 2016. Tickets on sale now from Ticketmaster.
The production recently wowed Russian critics at the Premier in Moscow on 4 Dec 2015
"The action takes place in 1940s Paris, with the atmosphere of a country still suffering from shock - and that's why the melodrama has such anguish, and the love of Rodolfo and Mimi, and Marcello and Musetta, is so passionate and emotional....marvellous choir and crowd scenes, with Santa Claus flying with balloons, and street musicians dressed like Napoleonic soldiers" - ROSSIYSKAYA GAZETTA
"All the cast sang well, but the four main characters comprised a quartet to decorate the most prestigious opera houses in the world." - NEW IZVESTIYA
“The graceful sets and imaginative lighting support the singing - which is very strong." - KULTURA
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