Mansfield’s Palace Theatre to stage La Bohème

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Following their highly acclaimed 2015 tour of Faust, Swansea City Opera visit Mansfield Palace Theatre on Sunday March 20 with Puccini’s classic opera, La Bohème,

Sung in English, the production is set in Paris in the 1940s and accompanied by a chamber orchestra.

La Bohème contains many well-known musical highlights including Che Gelida Manina (Your Tiny Hand is Frozen) and Mi chiamano Mimì (They Call Me Mimì) performed by some of the finest singers and orchestral players in the country.

Swansea City Opera have a proud history of producing high quality, accessible productions and are committed to making Opera for seasoned opera-goers and people new to opera alike. La Bohème promises to be a captivating, stunning, magical treat for both the eyes and ears.

Mimi is played by Rebecca Goulden. Born in Bolton, Rebecca is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music Opera School and studies with Mary Plazas. Her oratorio experience includes: La Petite Messe Solennelle, Bach Mass in B Minor, Mozart Requiem, Mass in C Minor, Haydn Nelson Mass, Brahms Requiem, Carmina Burana, Verdi Requiem, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Vivaldi Gloria and Mendelssohn’s Elijah.

Angharad Morgan will be played by Musetta. Angharad studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the Wales International Academy of Voice in Cardiff. She was one of the first recipients of a Career Development Award from the Bryn Terfel Foundation. Angharad has also had the privilege of being tutored by Dame Kiri TeKanawa.

Puccini’s La Bohème is at Mansfield Palace Theatre on Sunday March 20 at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at £15.38 full / £8.20 child (including a 2.5 per cent booking fee.) Contact the box office on 01623 633133 or book online at www.mansfield.gov.uk/palacetheatre.