Audiences respond to The Royal Opera’s new production of Puccini's masterpiece, which was relayed live to cinemas across the world.
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.
Acclaimed director Richard Jones (Boris Godunov, Il trittico) directs a new production of Puccini’s La bohème. Irresistible in its witty, passionate blend of comedy and tragedy, the opera focusses on the lives of a group of young artists as they eke out an existence on the bohemian fringes of Paris. Jones brings his characteristically acute insight to this much-loved classic, visualized in Stewart Laing’s spectacular, stylized designs.
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Richard Jones's acclaimed new production of Puccini's opera will be broadcast live from Covent Garden.
Join the cast and creative team of Richard Jones' hotly-anticipated new production as they explore one of the most romantic operas of all time.
To find out more visit the La bohème (2017) production page.