SF OPERA AT FORT MASON DRIVE-IN: LA BOHÈME

Opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini | Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
Based on the novel Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Mürger
Sung in Italian with English supertitles
Running time: 2 hours, no intermission

 

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 5pm — Sold Out
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 8:30pm
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 5pm — Sold Out
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 8:30pm

 

Travel to the streets of Paris and follow the tragic love story of Mimì and Rodolfo in Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème on the big screen at our next series of SF Opera at Fort Mason Drive-In events.

 

Pull into Fort Mason’s scenic drive-in cinema experience to witness Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu as Mimì.

 

Reserve your parking space today for San Francisco Opera’s drive-in movie presentation. Tickets are limited: Get yours today!

Masks will be required by all attendees over the age of 2 when outside of the vehicle. Masks with exhalation valves are not allowed. Parking spaces are distanced by 6 feet to promote and maintain social distancing. Attendees are asked to remain in their vehicles when not using the restroom facilities or purchasing from concessions. Learn more.

 


Boheme

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Cast and Creative

CAST
Rodolfo Piotr Beczala
Mimì Angela Gheorghiu
Marcello Quinn Kelsey*
Musetta Norah Amsellem
Colline Oren Gradus
Benoit Dale Travis

PERFORMANCE

War Memorial Opera House, November 2008

CREATIVE
Conductor Nicola Luisotti
Director Harry Silverstein
Set Designer Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer Walter Mahoney
Lighting Designer Duane Schuler
Chorus Director Ian Robertson

*  San Francisco Opera debut

Previous performances of La Bohème can be found in our Archive

SYNOPSIS

It is Christmas Eve. As Marcello paints, Rodolfo, unable to write, gazes through the windows at the smoking chimneys of the Parisian rooftops. The bohemians are suffering from the cold. Marcello is about to sacrifice one of the sparse furnishings to the empty stove when Rodolfo has an inspiration: pages of his drama will warm them. 

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MADE POSSIBLE BY

Screenings of La Bohème for San Francisco Opera at Fort Mason Drive-In are made possible in part by Karen J. Kubin.

 

Photos by Cory Weaver and Terrence McCarthy.