La Boheme
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La Boheme

La Boheme NYC Reviews and Tickets

(10 Reviews)
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Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing, Exquisite

The Met celebrates the 40th anniversary of Franco Zeffirelli’s beloved staging. 

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Member Reviews (10)

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601 Reviews | 88 Followers
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you like an opera where the characters are real to life, the lyrics are intelligent and witty and the production and staging are magnificant

Don't see it if you don't like opera of any kind even if the music is beautiful and the story is wonderful. Read more

253 Reviews | 32 Followers
Romantic, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Beautiful production. Probably the most ideal in the entire repertory. Sets get applause, characters are lovable, music is sublime.

Don't see it if you need happy endings. you do not like music. you are not romantic. Otherwise it is a must-see

172 Reviews | 21 Followers
Enchanting, Thought-provoking, Must see, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You want to hear great music and singing! It is a classic opera. Huge chorus and lively dancing too!

Don't see it if You are not into opera!, and very sad stories! Read more

71 Reviews | 6 Followers
Delightful, Romantic, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if you want a nice romantic evening or want to hear that beautiful first act another time, sung very well. See it if you like Rent!

Don't see it if you don’t like opera or don’t need to see Boheme for the 5th time.

52 Reviews | 7 Followers
Great singing, Exquisite, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if you like detailed stage designs, you enjoyed the plot of Rent, or you like classical music.

Don't see it if you like simplicity, you aren't a fan of period pieces, you disliked the plot of Rent.

40 Reviews | 8 Followers
Masterful, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you like a beautifully staged and sung production of an opera standard.

Don't see it if you don't like opera, or seek a fresh experimental take on a classic. Read more

30 Reviews | 1 Follower
Better than rent, Great singing, of course., Epic, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if You like spectacles. This opera is what the Met is all about--huge staging, amazing voices, a wonderful story. I go every year.

Don't see it if you hate opera (even if you never saw one)...Do not want two endless intermissions turning a 2 1/2 hour show into a 3 1/2 hour show.

15 Reviews | 0 Followers
Masterful, Must see, Exquisite, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if You want to see an excellently conducted orchestra with talented singers performing one of the worlds greatest operas.

Don't see it if You don't like classical music or are not keen on Puccini

Critic Reviews (1)

The New York Times
November 10th, 2021

"Critic's Pick!...Even in a good performance of this well-known staple, it’s hard for a conductor’s work to stand out against the singers’ voices, which usually claim our attention. But on Tuesday, when “Bohème” returned to the Metropolitan Opera — in Franco Zeffirelli’s enduringly popular production, and with an appealing cast in place — the star of the evening was the conductor, Eun Sun Kim, in her Met debut. Last month, Kim made history at the San Francisco Opera as the first woman music director of a major American opera company. And at the Met this week, she did the job with musicianly care, assured technical command, subtlety and imagination. It’s been a long time since I’ve heard Puccini’s score so freshly played."
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