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.
|Genre||Opera in 4 acts|
|Librettist||Luigi Illica Giuseppe Giacosa|
|Premiere||Turin, Italy Teatro Regio February 1, 1896|