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La bohème

From 7 June to 14 July 2017
Giacomo Puccini

Teatro alla Scala Chorus and Orchestra

Teatro alla Scala Production

Treble Voices Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala Academy

Running Time:  hours minutes intermissions included

Conductor Evelino Pidò
Staging and sets Franco Zeffirelli
Staging revived by Marco Gandini
Costumes Piero Tosi
Lights Marco Filibeck



Sonya Yoncheva (7, 10, 13, 15, 20 June; 14 July)

Ailyn Perez (30 June; 3, 5, 10 July)

Rodolfo Fabio Sartori
Marcello Simone Piazzola
Schaunard Mattia Olivieri

Carlo Colombara (7, 10, 13, 15, 20, 30 June; 3, 5 July)

Gabriele Sagona (10, 14 July)

Musetta Federica Lombardi
Benoit Davide Pelissero
Alcindoro Luciano di Pasquale



Since its first performance in 1963, Franco Zeffirelli’s La bohème has enchanted generations of spectators and involved a by-now endless list of eminent interpreters. The June and July 2017 performances will be a La Scala debut for Sonya Yoncheva, who since her triumph in the Metropolitan in 2014, also in the role of Mimì, has conquered the stages of the greatest theatres in the world. Alongside Sonya, alternating in the role with Aylin Perez who received ovations in the revival in 2015, is a cast consisting of the finest voices Italy has to offer: Fabio Sartori, Simone Piazzola, Mattia Olivieri and Carlo Colombara. On the podium will be Evelino Pidò, a conductor who comes from the orchestra of La Scala whose brilliant international career has seen him regularly conducting new productions in London, Vienna and New York.


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