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Kelly and Jesus in a New Bohème: An Interview by Richard Dyer

October 7, 2015

In Puccini’s La Bohème, the poet Rodolfo meets the delightful seamstress Mimì on a freezing Christmas Eve in 1830, and… »

The Puccini Puzzle

October 5, 2015

By Harlow Robinson Portrait of Giacomo Puccini circa 1900 photographer Mario Nunes Vais (1856–1932) Today, an operatic world without Puccini’s La Bohème seems… »

Words, Words, Words: Paris 1968

October 1, 2015

By John Conklin In the two blazing months of the "Paris Spring of '68," the City of Lights became the City… »

La Bohème Fun Facts

September 30, 2015

Giacomo Puccini was the descendent of a long line of musicians and composers who served his native Lucca, a small… »

La Bohème: BLO’s Version

September 28, 2015

By Magda RomanskaRodolfo; Sketch by Nancy Leary, Costume Designer Boston Lyric Opera’s version of La Bohème relocates the famous opera from… »

David Angus on the Music of La Bohème

September 24, 2015

Ever wondered what makes Bohème so special? Here's David Angus, BLO Music Director and Conductor of La Bohème, on its… »