La Bohème for Families


Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

The perfect opera for families and new operagoers of all ages, La Bohème for Families is a specially priced matinee of this exciting production sung in Italian with English supertitles. A much beloved opera, Bohème is a fusion of high-spirited fun and poignant tragedy about starving artists falling in and out of love in 19th-century Paris. Recommended for children age 7 and older.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Audio excerpts are from the 2008 performance of La Bohème with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Nicola Luisotti.
Quando m’en vo’”/Norah Ansellem (Musetta); “Che gelida manina”/Piotr Beczala (Rodolfo); End of Act II/Chorus; “Mi chiamano Mimì”/Angela Gheorgiu (Mimì); “O soave fanciulla”/Piotr Beczala, Angela Gheorgiu

Cast, program, prices and schedule are subject to change.


  • Sat 11/22/14 12:00pm *

  • Sat 11/29/14 1:00pm *

Available now through subscriber add-on only. Individual tickets go on sale June 30, 2014.

*OperaVision, HD video projection screens featured in the Balcony level for this performance, is made possible by the Koret-Taube Media Suite.