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La bohème
July 19, 2024 | Filene Center
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Wolf Trap Opera
La bohème
National Symphony Orchestra

Friday, July 19, 2024
Filene Center

Event Details

Considered one of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s romantic depiction of Parisian bohemians captivates audiences. Soaring arias and glorious melodies collide with harsh realities. Wolf Trap Opera’s bright cast will embody the relatable and endearing characters in this heart-wrenching tale, leaving no one unmoved.

Sung in Italian with English captions.

Virginia McGehee Friend,
Anne R. Kline and Geoffrey Pohanka,
Performance Sponsors


Rodolfo: Eric Taylor
Schaunard: Laureano Quant
Benoit/Alcindoro: Adam Partridge*
Mimi: Amanda Batista
Parpignol: Jerek Fernández
Marcello: Blake Denson
Colline: Le Bu
Musetta: Midori Marsh
Customs Officer: Mario Manzo*

Chorus: (AGMA) and Studio Artists, and Children’s Chorus of Washington

*Studio Artists


Conductor: Grant Gershon
Original Director: John Caird
Revival Director: Katherine M. Carter
Scenic & Costume Design: David Farley
Lighting Design: Michael James Clark
Wig & Makeup Design: Anne Nesmith
Principal Coach: Christopher Turbessi
Chorus Master/Pianist: Nate Raskin
Assistant Chorus Master/Pianist: Ye In Kwak
Italian Diction Coach: Nicolò Sbuelz
Supertitles: Michelle Papenfuss
Intimacy & Fight Coordinator: Casey Kaleba
Assistant Director (Fellow): Elio Bucky
Production Stage Manager: Rachel Henneberry
Assistant Stage Managers: Lisa R. Hays & Arturo Fernandez Jr.

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