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La Bohème (DVD) - Met Opera

Item# 1000003866

La Bohème (DVD)
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Release Date: Oct 27, 2009    
Conductor: James Levine

Teresa Stratas
José Carreras
Richard Stilwell
Allan Monk
James Morris

Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Region: Region Free, Worldwide

One of the most popular operas of all time, Puccini’s La Bohème premiered at Turin’s Teatro Regino in 1896. The work, renowned for its beautiful arias and emotional intensity, opens in the Parisian garret of a group of young artists and writers. This is where the poet Rodolfo meets his neighbor Mimì, who knocks on the door and asks to borrow a candle. Thus begins a fateful – and unforgettable – relationship as the two struggle to sustain their love against the challenges of poverty, jealousy and physical decline.

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