In 1858, Giacomo Puccini was born in Tuscany, Italy. Puccini composed several famous operas such as Tosca, Madame Butterfly, and La Boheme, and now opera fans can find discount La Boheme tickets online. According to an article in the Telegraph, "La Boheme is…an adorable sentimental comedy with a sad ending - and a superbly constructed third act which every aspiring opera composer can learn from." The musical Rent is based on La Boheme, and Rent fans may also enjoy the opera with low cost tickets for La Boheme.
La Boheme was inspired by Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henry Murger, a book of short stories about bohemian life. In 1896, the opera La Boheme opened in the Teatro Regio in Turin, Italy for its world première performance. Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa wrote the La Boheme libretto, and Arturo Toscanini conducted the orchestra. Today, La Boheme is one of the three most frequently performed operas in the world, and cheap La Boheme tickets sell quickly. Cafes and inns are named after the opera, such as La Boheme Lucca in Italy.
Set in the Latin Quarter of Paris, La Boheme takes place around 1830. The characters are starving artists, or bohemians such as Marcello the painter, Schaunard the musician, and Colline the philosopher. One day, the poet Rodolfo falls in love with Mimi, a consumptive seamstress. Meanwhile, Musetta is dating the rich Alcindoro, but she really loves her old lover, Marcello. While Mimi and Rodolfo face jealousy and sickness, Marcello and Musetta quarrel and fall in and out of love. If you want to see this romantic tragedy, get cheap Puccini's La Boheme seats online.
La Boheme arias include Rodolfo's Che gelida manina and Mimì's Sì, mi chiamano Mimì. Other La Boheme music features duets such as O Mimì, tu più non torni and Sono andati? If you love opera, check out discount La Boheme opera tickets. The best deals sell out quickly, so get your cheap La Boheme seats today.