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La Boheme, 26 October 1973

The Opera

Venue: Opera House, Manchester

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

Librettist: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica

Conductor: Robin Stapleton

Orchestra: Northern Sinfonia Orchestra


Marcello: Alan Watt

Rodolfo: Carlo Millauro

Colline: John Tomlinson

Schaunard: Ian Caddy

Benoit: Brian Donlan

Mimi: Patricia Greig

Parpignol: James Anderson

Musetta: Victoria Sumner

Alcindoro: Edward Sadler

Customs Officer: Keith Brookes

Customs Sergeant: Powell Harrison

Production Team

Original Producer: John Cox

Set Designer: Henry Bardon

Costume Designer: David Walker

Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan