Arguably the most popular of all operas, La Boheme is much more than just another tragic love story. It's a timeless celebration of youthful rites of passage, the proletarian struggle against poverty and the artist's quest for integrity.
Annie and I went to the opening night of the NBR NZ Opera Company's production at the Aotea centre, Auckland last night and were absolutely enchanted. With a contemporary setting, a stunning set, and a young cast of beautiful and talented stars it is no wonder that the recent Wellington season was a total sell-out every night.
Don't miss this spectacular and heart-breaking show. Auckland season is Saturday 31 May, Tuesday 3 June (matinee at 1.00pm), Thursday 5 June, Saturday 7 June.
Pic above shows talented Australian soprano Antoinette Halloran who plays the role of Mimi.
And don't miss William Dart's thoughtful & enthusiastic review in the NZ Herald today.