From the editor's desk: Free opera preview returning to Oro Valley

Jan 20, 2020 464

BY: Logan Burtch-Buus

It’s a tale nearly as old as time: Girl meets boy, falls in love, and so on and so forth until it all ends either tragically or “happily ever after.” But this time around, it’s a story that’s persevered in the hearts and minds of opera lovers across the globe for over 100 years—and is making its way to Tucson.

Originally composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa in 1895, the classic “La bohèm” is a collection of vignettes looking into the lives of young Parisian bohemians in the middle of the 19th century. 

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