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Puccini: La Bohème / Barker, Hobson, Smith

Puccini / Barker / Hobson / Smith
Release Date: 07/25/2006 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4088  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  David HobsonCheryl Barker
Conductor:  Julian Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Running Time: 120 minutes
Region Code: 1
Picture Format: NTSC
Audio: Dolby 2.0
Color: Color
SUNG IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Starring: David Hobson, Cheryl Barker
Conductor: Julian Smith
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
DIRECTED BY BAZ LUHRMANN

Puccini's heart-rending love story tells of high-spirited young bohemians who are strapped for cash but draw strength from each other, and the poet Rodolfo's deep love for the young seamstress, Mimì. "This is surely one of the most engagingly inventive, thoughtfully witty and vital productions ever to enliven the Australian operatic stage." -- Sun Herald
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"Tenor David Hobson and Soprano Cheryl Barker bring the lead roles thrillingly to life, playing on audience's heartstrings with their sweet duets and convincing acting." -- Telegraph Mirror
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Works on This Recording

1. La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  David Hobson (Tenor), Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 

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