Celebrate the Christmas Season in Bangkok with “La Boheme”, in a new version conducted by Trisdee na Patalung and directed by Somtow Sucharitkul.
Rodolfo, Placido Domingo’s star protégé Israel Lozano, returns after an eight-year absence, starring opposite Nancy Yuen, Southeast Asia’s leading operatic diva, as Mimi. Thailand’s own Barbara Zion appears as Mimi on December 24.
One of Thailand’s young singers, Nadlada Thamtanakom, a member of the national opera in Flanders, Belgium, returns to her native country to perform the role of Musetta. Falko Hönisch, returns as Marcello. Damian Whiteley from the Zürich Opera is back as Colline.
The Siam Philharmonic and Calliope Chamber Choir perform as well.
In order to accommodate different audiences for the production, this is a child-friendly production but not recommended for children under 7.
Where: Thailand Cultural Center, Main Hall
When: December 23 at 8 p.m. and December 24 at 4 p.m.
Tickets are on sale at https://goo.gl/Gaw2Hs; VIP tickets admit you to a VIP reception on the upper level as well as to the opera itself.
More info: www.operasiam.com