MUSIC BY GIACOMO PUCCINI
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.
San Francisco Opera's Education Department will offer Family Workshops
preceding each performance of La Bohème for Families.
Childrens ticket prices range from $15 – $50.
Adult ticket prices range from $30 – $100.
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Approximate running time: 2 hours including one intermission
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.