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Den Norske Opera & Ballett

La bohème

  • Kirsten Flagstads plass 1, Oslo
  • +47 21422100
  • 13. Mai 2017 - 2. Juni 2017
  •  /  18:00
  • (7 Upcoming Dates)
Overview

Stefan Herheim's version of Puccini’s La bohème caused the international opera scene to turn towards Oslo. Now this extraordinary production is finally back, with Marita Sølberg in the role of Mimì.

La bohème is about a group of young artists in the Paris of the 1840s who refuse to accept the harsh realities of life: the cold winter, poverty and illness. Instead, they flee into poetic dream worlds, creating beauty and new life from that which is apparently cold and dead. This provides them with a way to cope with life’s relentless reality, and its sorrow and pain.

In Herheim’s production, Mimì does not die of tuberculosis as in Puccini’s version, but of cancer. The anguish, grief and desperation of the original are therefore given new relevance to our time – as is the power of love and human creativity.

La bohème
Music: Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa og Luigi Illica
Musical direction: Antonino Fogliani
Direction: Stefan Herheim

Performed in Italian with Norwegian and English subtitles.

  • Last Updated: 29.11.2016
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Dates
Samstag, 13. Mai 2017

Montag, 15. Mai 2017

Samstag, 20. Mai 2017

Donnerstag, 25. Mai 2017

Samstag, 27. Mai 2017

Dienstag, 30. Mai 2017

Freitag, 2. Juni 2017

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