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La bohème

Oct. 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27 & 30, 2021
McCaw Hall


Puccini's score is intoxicatingly beautiful.”

The Seattle Times

Music by Giacomo Puccini; Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

A timeless story of love and loss. An audience favorite for over a century, this tale of four young Parisians who dedicate their lives to art and love is guaranteed to touch your heart. Puccini’s lush, romantic score perfectly captures the simple joys and heartbreaking sorrows of the idealistic young. Their camaraderie, conviction, and passions, masterfully conveyed by an iconic score, make La bohème easy to love—and impossible to forget.

Single tickets on sale dates

  • August 24 for all subscribers and donors.
  • September 1 for the general public.

Performance Information

Performance Information

McCaw Hall

Evening performances at 7:30 PM. Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM

In Italian with English Subtitles

Performance Time: Approximately 2 hour and 35 minutes.

Movie-style Rating: PG

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Yosep Kang


At Seattle Opera in 2021/22: Rodolfo, La bohème

Hometown: Berlin, Germany
Seattle Opera Debut
Recently: Riccardo, Un ballo in maschera (Deutsche Oper Berlin); Raoul de Nangis, Les Huguenots (Opera National de Paris); Rodolfo, La bohème (Opera Australia); Arnold, Guillaume Tell (Korea National Opera); Gualtiero, Il pirata (Amigos de la Opera de A Coruna)
Upcoming: Faust, The Damnation of Faust (Latvian National Opera)

Last Updated: April 2021

Yosep Kang


Seattle Opera Debut
Oct. 16, 22, 24m, 30

Kang Wang