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La Bohème – Leoncavallo versus Puccini

An event featuring the legendary rivalry between Puccini and Leoncavallo

HGO and the Italian Cultural Institute in London are pleased to mark the centenary of Luigi Illica and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s deaths with an event featuring the legendary rivalry between “La Bohème” (1896) composed by Giacomo Puccini to a libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Illica, and the homonymous opera (1897) written and composed by Leoncavallo.

The event will include the presentation of HGO’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème, on stage from 8 to 17 November 2019 at Jacksons Lane Theatre (Highgate, London).

Programme

Talk on both operas and presentation of Puccini’s “La Bohème” produced by HGO

Short concert with select arias from this opera and from Leoncavallo’s homonymous work

Speakers

David Conway, music historian

Daisy Evans, Director of HGO’s production of Puccini’s “La Bohème”

Juliane Gallant, Music Director of HGO’s production of Puccini’s “La Bohème”

Performers

The cast of HGO’s production of Puccini’s “La Bohème”

Details

Date:
October 18
Time
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/la-boheme-leoncavallo-versus-puccini-tickets-74143393887

Venue

Italian Cultural Institute
39 Belgrave Square
London, SW1X 8NX United Kingdom
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Organizer

Italian Cultural Institute
Phone:
020 7235 1461
Website:
http://www.icilondon.esteri.it
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