The Merola Opera Program and Burlingame Library brings you Merola Goes to the Movie with a free opera film screening of the world's most popular opera.
Join us on Sunday, September 25th, 1 pm, for a free film screening of the world's most popular opera La Bohème at the Burlingame Library, 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame, CA 94010.
Puccini's legendary work tells the story of young artists who find and lose love in bohemian Paris and face the heartbreaking truth that love is not stronger than death. This film version, featuring the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, brings to vivid life the garrets and cafés of the City of Light and the joy and tragedy of la vie bohème. Performed in Italian with English subtitles. Starring Merola Opera Program alums Anna Netrebko (Merola 1996) and Rolando Villazón (Merola 1998).
Before the screening, a Merola representative will give a short talk about the opera. Guests are also welcome to enter a free drawing to win Merola Opera Program prizes.
Doors for seating open at 12:30 pm. All seating is first come and not reserved in advance. Early arrival is suggested for best seats.
For more information, click here or call the Merola Opera Program at (415) 936.2324.
* As this is a free event, the Eventbrite registration is to let us know how many we can expect as seating is limited. You may still attend without registering. Signing up through Eventbrite does not guarantee you a seat. Those who do register through Eventbrite will receive:
- A printable reminder of the screening
- A helpful reminder email two days before the event.