Is La Boheme a good opera?

Belcher ponders why La bohème remains one of the world’s most popular and relatable operas. If you’re a newcomer to the art form of opera, La bohème is often described as the perfect “first opera” to experience.

What kind of opera is La bohème?

La bohème (pronounced, “La bo-EM”) is an Italian opera in four acts. The music was written by Giacomo Puccini.

La bohème
Genre Opera in 4 acts
Librettist Luigi Illica Giuseppe Giacosa
Language Italian
Premiere Turin, Italy Teatro Regio February 1, 1896