Met Opera Live in HD Summer Encores

La Bohème

Wednesday, August 3 1:30 & 6:30pm

Celebrated artists Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano star in Puccini’s classic tale by Franco Zeffirelli!

Puccini’s timeless love story, which includes some of its composer’s most beloved music, has moved generations of opera lovers since its 1896 world premiere. This encore performance from 2018, includes a cast of celebrated young artists. Soprano Sonya Yoncheva is the fragile seamstress Mimì, who instantly falls in love with the passionate poet Rodolfo, sung by tenor Michael Fabiano. Soprano Susanna Phillips and baritone Lucas Meachem trade both spars and kisses as the on-again-off-again lovers Musetta and Marcello, with bass Matthew Rose and baritone Alexey Lavrov rounding out the rambunctious gang of bohemian friends in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic staging, an audience favorite for more than 40 years. Marco Armiliato conducts.


Running Time 140

Genre Opera

MPAA Rating NR

Sonya Yoncheva
Michael Fabiano
Susanna Phillips
Matthew Rose
Alexey Lavrov

Directed by
Franco Zeffirelli

Conducted by
Marco Armiliato


Admission & Prices

General $16

*Prices subject to service charge