La Bohème



The opera La Bohème was composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo to a libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo based on Scènes de la vie de Bohème by Henri Murger. It was first performed at Teatro La Fenice in Venice (Italy) on 1897-05-06 and published by Sonzogno. The opera is set in Paris.

Dramatis Personae:

  • Barbemuche (Bass)
  • Colline, Philosopher (Baritone)
  • Count Paolo (Baritone)
  • Durand (Tenor)
  • Eufemia (Mezzosoprano)
  • Gaudenzio (Tenor)
  • Lout (Tenor)
  • Man on First Floor (Tenor)
  • Marcello, Painter (Tenor)
  • Mimì, Seamstress (Soprano)
  • Musetta, Singer (Soprano)
  • Rodolfo, Poet (Baritone)
  • Schaunard, Musician (Baritone)
Recordings: NE 7300/01


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