GIACOMO PUCCINI’s immortal opera is brought to life in a new, specially filmed, big budget feature-film version directed by Academy Award nominee ROBERT DORNHELM (The Children of Theatre Street), produced by Jan Mojto's Unitel, one of the largest producers of audiovisual classical music films in the world, and starring the opera world's “dream team”, soprano ANNA NETREBKO and tenor ROLANDO VILLAZÓN.
The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra plays under Bertrand de Billy
performed to live audiences all over the world;
• Comprehensive and successful commercial run in cinemas, screening in all major towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, and opening in London’s Barbican Centre and Apollo West End to outstanding figures;
• Exclusive DVD bonus features, including in-depth interviews with stars Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón and director Robert Dornhelm, behind-the-scenes of La Bohème, limited edition collector’s booklet and more (tbc).
“Succulently dramatic… a tribute to the stars’ power” The Times
“breathtakingly dramatic and emotional… full to the brim with some of the best vocal talents of today” Opera Now
“beautifully sung all round” Philip French, The Observer
“the world’s finest soprano-tenor team… Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón don’t only sing with beauty and power; they can also act” The Evening Standard