English National Opera's acclaimed production of Puccini's moving La bohème has made a welcome return to the London Coliseum – here are five reasons why you won’t want to miss it.
1. Be transported to the heart of bohemian Paris
The set of this beautiful production is inspired by the Left Bank of 1930s Paris. From the bustle of Café Momus to an intimate artists' garret – you can take a look at La bohème's stylish sets and classic costumes.
2. Be moved by opera's greatest romance
When the struggling poet Rodolfo and seamstress Mimì accidentally meet, so starts La bohème’s heartrending tale of love and loss. Find out for yourself why this is still considered to be one of opera's most captivating and poignant love stories.
3. Be swept away by Puccini's sublime music
La bohème's beautifully enchanting score features famous arias such as 'Your tiny hand is frozen'. Hear it performed live with the sensational Angel Blue as Mimì, alongside tenor David Butt Philip as her lover Rodolfo.
4. It's 'one of the best Bohèmes to be heard in London…' ★★★★★ The Guardian
Already enjoyed by thousands of people, this much-loved production has proved a hit with audiences and critics alike: 'Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful', says @campington1.
#ENOBoheme beautiful, beautiful beautiful!!— Paul Campbell (@campington1) October 29, 2014
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5. And it's all in the spectacular setting of the London Coliseum
The beautiful surroundings of London's largest theatre make for the perfect place to share an evening with friends and family. Want to find out some of its secrets? Explore the hidden world of ENO on one of our backstage tours.