by Giacomo Puccini at Scottish Opera/
Theatre St Gallen

" Jazz-age colour and vitality animate Scottish Opera's new production. (...) Canadian designer and director duo Barbe and Doucet  – the team behind Scottish Opera’s Don Pasquale in 2014 and Manon in 2009 – go in for beautiful and gloriously over-the-top productions and their Bohème is no exception..." 

R. Smith - The Guardian


"We imagined a present-day tourist, sick with cancer, visiting a flea market in Paris. There she discovers a stall specialising in objects d’art from the 1920s, a time when the city was a magnet for artistic expatriates – « The Lost Generation » - attracted to its vibrant and open atmosphere.
Our tourist daydreams of the city back..."

A. Barbe & R. Doucet     (View Full Text)


The production is playing at Theatre St Gallen during the 2017/18 season.



Lighting Designer : Guy Simard
Photos : Sally Jubb
Video : Scottish Opera