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SJ Opera-Puccini'­s La Bohème

  • California Theatre

    345 S 1st St, San Jose, CA (map)

    37.330715 -121.886681


    According to its title page, the libretto of La bohème is based on Henri Murger's novel, Scènes de la vie de bohème, a collection of vignettes portraying young bohemians living in the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1840s. 


    Paris, around 1840's

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    About the event:

    Plan to join us if you wish to have lunch before the performances downtown San Jose (@11:30) at Il Fornaio, walking distance to the theater and meet some of the members of the group. We will be discussing fun facts about the opera during lunch.

    Meeting the group: Let's Brunch at Il Fornaio at 11:30.
    Sign up for the brunch on this separate page:

    We will ask for individual bills, so be prepared to pay in cash for what you eat and drink to expedite meeting the others back at the theater.

    If you cannot make it to Il Fornaio, hopefully you can join us for the 1:30 talk.

    Let's meet at 1:15 t
    he OA members not attending lunch by the stairs going down to the auditorium (look for the bench, we should be around there), so that we can sit together to attend the Introduction to the Opera talk (@1:30PM).

    For those of you who cannot make it to the talk, let's meet in the lobby, on the landing, between the up and down stairs.

    Tickets: Purchase your ticket close to ours if you wish, many of us will be sitting in the following section for the entire season: Orchestra Ring on the Right hand side rows  E, and F.

    20% Discount for OA Members
    When you call the box office at[masked], mention you are a member of this group and that you want to receive the “SUBSCRIBER RATE”. This mention should give the 20% off the regular price of your ticket. (if you have any issue with this, ask to speak with Yumiko Harada at[masked] from 2pm until 6pm, Mon – Fri. Yumiko's email is: [masked].

    Here are the operas for which we have season tickets

    Our SERIES B (Sundays, 3 p.m.: Sept. 11, Nov. 13, Feb. 12, April 16)

    ·  Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor

    ·  G. Rossini’s The Barber of Seville

    ·  West Coast premiere of Kevin Puts’ and Mark Campbell’s Silent Nigh

    ·  Puccini’s La Bohème

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