Live from Metropolitan Opera in New York, Puccini's ever popular opera about a group of bohemian artists sharing a garret in 1830s Paris. For one of them, the writer Rodolfo, everything changes when he meets his neighbour Mimi, and falls instantly in love. Despite their love for one another, their happiness is shortlived: Mimi worries about Rodolfo's incessant jealousy, and Rodolfo knows that their life of poverty will only make Mimi's tuberculosis worse.
La BohÃ¨me stars Anna Netrebko as Mimi and Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo, joining a stellar cast conducted by Marco Armiliato
Presented by Margaret Juntwait with guest commentator Ira Siff. There will be live backstage interviews and the famous Met Quiz during the two intervals.
Rodolfo: Piotr Beczala (tenor)
MimÃ: Anna Netrebko (soprano)
Marcello: Gerald Finley (baritone)
Schaunard: Massimo Cavalletti (baritone)
Colline: Oren Gradus (bass)
Musetta: Nicole Cabell (soprano)
Benoit/Alcindoro: Paul Plishka (bass)
Parpignol: Jeremy Litte (tenor)
Marco Armiliato: conductor
Orchestra and Chorus of Metropolitan Opera.