March 4-6, 2016
Puccini’s most popular opera, this immortal tale depicts the tragic love affair between penniless poet Rodolfo and his seamstress neighbor Mimi, living in a community of young, bohemian artists. First performed in 1896, it became the inspiration for the Broadway musical, Rent, winner of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book. Performed with the Columbus Symphony in Italian with English surtitles and featuring members of the Columbus Children’s Choir New World Singers.
Photo credit: Stephen Pariser