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Puccini: La boheme / Pappano, Car, Fabiano, Royal Opera House

Release Date: 09/28/2018 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 1272  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jeremy WhiteLuca TittotoFlorian SempeyMariusz Kwiecien,   ... 
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Simply superb in every way - unmissable.

A penniless poet, a young seamstress, and a lost key: Puccini’s passionate opera tells the story of a captivating romance set against the background of 19th-century Paris. The luscious score, with its soaring melodies and rich orchestration, brings to life the relationships between Rodolfo, Mimì and their friends, the painter Marcello and fiery Musetta. Acclaimed director Richard Jones stages a fresh and intelligent new production of one of the world’s most popular operas, conducted by The Royal Opera’s Music Director, Antonio Pappano. Extra features on this release
Read more include Antonio Pappano speaking about the music as well as a Cast Gallery. ‘‘A startlingly new production’’ (The Independent) ‘‘…fresh, beautiful, and intelligent’’ (The Daily Telegraph) ‘‘Car is so good at the sudden bursts of lyricism’’ (The Art Desk)



Pappano is always terrific in Puccini. His pacing and attention to orchestral detail are superb and he draws highly sympathetic playing from his orchestra. Car is a lovely Mimì, with a simple charm to her Act I aria that immediately makes you love her.

– Gramophone

Simply superb in every way - unmissable.

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Works on This Recording

La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jeremy White (Bass), Luca Tittoto (Bass), Florian Sempey (Baritone),
Mariusz Kwiecien (Baritone), Nicole Car (Soprano), Michael Fabiano (Tenor),
Simona Mihai (Soprano), Wyn Pencarreg (Baritone)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 

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