La bohème – 2009 Season

Giacomo Puccini

Opera in four acts

Libretto be Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica after Henri Murger’s Scènes de la vie de bohème Sung in Italian with English surtitles

First performed 1 February 1896, Teatro Regio, Turin

With the City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London

2009 Performances on June 27, 29, July 1, 3, 5 (matinée), 7, 9, 11, and August 11, 13, 15

 

Conductor Robert Dean

Director Elaine Kidd

Designer Colin Richmond

Lighting Designer Colin Grenfell

Choreographer Sarah Fahie

Costume Supervisor Sian Jenkins

Répétiteur Kelvin Lim

Chorus Master Matthew Waldren

Chorus Répétiteur David Smith

Stage Manager Heather Rose

Deputy Stage Manager Elaine Yeung

Assistant Stage Manager Rebecca Carnell

Student Stage Manager Beth Crock

 

Cast

Mimi Linda Richardson

Rodolfo Aldo Di Toro (27 June – 11 July) Sean Ruane (11, 13 & 15 August)

Marcello Grant Doyle (27 June – 11 July) George von Bergen (11, 13 & 15 August)

Colline Tim Mirfin

Schaunard Njabulo Madlala

Musetta Hye-Youn Lee

Benoit/Alcindoro Eric Roberts

Parpignol Peter Kent

Customs Official Henry Grant Kerswell