Love and Loss are the Two Themes of This Endearing Italian Opera
Witness an enduring tale of love and loss when you catch one of the most beloved operas this weekend! On Sunday, March 17th, the Dallas Opera will present La Bohème, the classic production by Giacomo Puccini. Mark your calendars for this event now!
Puccini’s timeless La Bohème combines soaring music and heartbreaking drama to show how love affects the lives of a group of friends. As the fragile seamstress Mimi asks the poet Rodolfo to light her candle, they fall head over heels in love with each other. At the same time, Marcello is falling back into the arms of the feisty and flirtatious Musetta. It soon becomes clear that Mimi’s health is failing, and she and Rodolfo must decide if their relationship can survive the inevitable tragedy ahead.
As Puccini’s most popular work, La Bohème is a sweeping love story which balances the heights of romance with the hard truth that happiness comes at a cost. It is loosely based on the novel Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger and is one of the best-loved and most frequently performed operas today. It is also the (even looser) basis for the rock opera Rent.
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Don’t miss this timeless hit when it arrives in Dallas! La Bohème will be performed in Italian with English subtitles. This work is rated PG-13. For tickets, please visit www.attpac.org.
This event promises to be a fun time! Join your family, friends, and neighbors of Oxford at Iron Horse Apartments in North Richland Hills, Texas and see what all the buzz is about!
Sunday, March 17, 2019—2:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201