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Puccini La Boheme

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra

Directed by Ellen Kent, this brand new production is traditionally staged and features beautiful sets and costumes.

La Boheme is one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer.

The set reflects the Bohemian art of the period and will include, a local brass band, snow effects and Muzetta’s dog will also make an entrance.

This classic tale of Parisian love and loss features many famous arias including Your Tiny Hand is Frozen, They Call Me Mimi and Muzetta’s Waltz.

“Authentic, tender and passionate.” Daily Telegraph

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

21/04/2017 19:30
Bardi Symphony Orchestra 2016/17
07/05/2017 To 24/06/2017
Leicester Symphony Orchestra 2016/17 Season

The French Connection

Saturday 25 February

 

The city’s favourite orchestra perform a programme of French music from the Classical and Romantic repertoire. The orchestra is also joined by flautist Katherine Bryan.

 

Dvořák's Stabat Mater

Saturday 20 May

 

The forces of the Leicester Symphony Orchestra and Leicester Philharmonic Choir combine to perform Dvořák's affecting and powerful religious work, his Stabat Mater. The religious theme continues with Holst’s choral work Festival Te Deum. Simon Styles also shows that the tuba makes a fine solo instrument in his performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Tuba Concerto.

20/05/2017 19:30