A revisionist concept of Puccini’s immortal opera, director Herheim’s liberties with the basic drama will offend traditionalists. Unfortunate, since the musicianship is quite good and videography very effective.
An enjoyable Opera Australia production of Puccini’s La Boheme is presented. The young singers in the cast look their parts and deliver some fine singing.
Opus Arte puts forth a young and lively addition to the La Boheme catalogue on Blu-ray.