REVIEW: Pigment of the Imagination: La Bohème at Opera Philadelphia (for Parterre Box)

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La Bohème at Opera Philadelphia. (Photo by Steve Pisano)

With the coming of spring, both sides of my professional life—as a critic and a college administrator/teacher—get busier. The former sees an uptick with last shows of the season; the latter means preparation for graduation. In both cases, it’s a time of endings and beginnings; also, as they say in Fiddler on the Roof, laden with happiness and tears.

Opera Philadelphia brought its year to a close with that perennial favorite, La Bohème, a work in which the happiness and tears are, of course, hard-wired…

Read the full review at Parterre Box. 

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