Sunday, February 07, 2010

Schweitzer Fernsehen's La Bohème im Hochhaus

Schweitzer Fernsehen's recent television production of Puccini's La Bohème in Bern, Switzerland has been turning heads for both its high ratings and effortless setting of the original story in the present time. Here are the opera's final minutes, with Maija Boog as Mimi and Saimir Pirgu as Rodolfo (it's worth watching right to the end):

Take a look at Matthew Gurewitsch's NY Times article for more info about the production.

(Via Sound Mind)

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