New production captured live from Teatro Comunale, Bologna, 24 Jan 2018.
Set in 19th century Paris, Puccini’s beloved opera charts the love a air between a poor poet Rodolfo (Sardinian tenor Francesco Demuro) and a seamstress Mimì (Italian soprano Mariangela Sicilia, who starred in this role for Opera Australia in 2017) whose relationship is tested by the cruel realities of poverty and ill health. Graham Vick’s new production is conducted by Michele Mariotti, Teatro Comunale's exciting Musical Director. (Sung in Italian, with English subtitles.)
Director: Graham Vick; Conductor: Michele Mariotti; Cast: Mariangela Sicilia, Francesco Demuro; Duration: Approx2h20 incl. interval.
Screening Sunday 18 March 2018, 10.30am exclusive to Cinema Paradiso
Tickets: Adult $24; senior $18; Luna Privilege $21