The Icelandic Opera will stage Giacomo Puccini’s well known opera, La Bohème, in March and April 2012. A total of six performances of La bohème will take place in Harpa; on Friday March 16th (premiere), Saturday March 17th, Saturday March 31st, Sunday April 1st, Saturday April 14th and Friday April 20th. All performances start at 8 pm. General ticket price is ISK 8.000.
La Bohème was written by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini in 1896. Ever since its premiere in Turin, Italy it has been part of the standard Italian opera repertory and one of the most frequently performed operas worldwide. The opera was last staged at The Icelandic Opera in 2001.
Cast: Mimì: Hulda Björk Garðarsdóttir/Þóra Einarsdóttir
Rodolfo: Gissur Páll Gissurarson/Garðar Thór Cortes
Marcello: Ágúst Ólafsson
Schaunard: Hrólfur Sæmundsson
Colline: Jóhann Smári Sævarsson
Musetta: Herdís Anna Jónasdóttir
Benoit: Bergþór Pálsson
Alcindoro: Bergþór Pálsson
Conductor: Daníel Bjarnason
Director: Jamie Hayes
Set Design: Will Bowen
Costume Design: Filippía Elísdóttir
Lighting Design: Björn Bergsteinn Guðmundsson