LA BOHEME - PREMIERE ON MARCH 16TH AT 8 PM

LA BOHEME - PREMIERE ON MARCH 16TH AT 8 PM

10.01 2012

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