An opera in four acts
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica
Based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger as dramatized by Théodore Barrière.
This is a new co-production between Houston Grand Opera, Canadian Opera Company and San Francisco Opera.
It opened at the Wortham Centre in Houston on the 19th October 2012 and played in repertoire through October and November.
The production then re-opened at Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, Canada on October 3rd 2013.
The San Francisco Opera Company leg of the journey opened on November 15th and 16th 2014 – with a double cast in the main leading roles.
The creative team and cast for San Francisco was as follows:
|Sets and Costumes||David Farley|
|Lighting||Michael James Clarke|
|Assistant Director||Jose Maria Condemi|
|Deputy Conductor||Dennis Doubin|
|Chorus Director||Ian Robertson|
|Répétiteurs||John Churchwell, Bryndon Hassman & Noah Lindquist|
|Supertitles by John Caird & Mena Mark Hanna|
|Assistant Directors||E. Reed Fisher & Morgan Robinson|
|Stage Manager||Rachel Henneberry|
|Costume Supervisor||Kristi Johnson|
|Wig and Make-up Designer||Jeanna Parham|
|Marcello||Alexey Markov/Brian Mulligan|
|Rodolfo||Michael Fabiano/Giorgio Berrugi|
|Colline||Christian Van Horn|
|Mimi||Alexia Volgaridou/Leah Crocetto|
|Musetta||Nadine Sierra/Ellie Dehn|
|THE SAN FRANCISCO OPERA COMPANY CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA|
|The leading roles were covered as follows:|
|Marcello||Joo Won Kang|