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La Boheme, 25 May 2003

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

Librettist: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica

Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Marcello: Nathan Gunn

Rodolfo: Rolando Villazon

Colline: Paolo Battaglia

Schaunard: Riccardo Novaro

Benoit: Eric Roberts

Mimi: Elizabeth Norberg-Schultz

Parpignol: Peter Haydn Ferris

Musetta: Guiseppina Piunti

Alcindoro: Jonathan Best

Customs Officer: Douglas Bowen

Customs Sergeant: Rodney Clarke

Production Team

Original Director: David McVicar

Associate Director: Lee Blakeley

Associate Director: Leah Hausman

Set Designer: Michael Vale

Costume Designer: Mikki Engelsbel

Lighting Designer: Paule Constable

Movement Director: Leah Hausman

Chorus Master: Bernard McDonald