János Kovács, Conductor – Damiano Michieletto, Director – Paolo Fantin, Set Designer – Carla Teti, Costume Designer – Orsolya Sáfár, Mimì –Ildikó Szakács, Musetta – Gergely Boncsér, Rodolfo – Zsolt Haja, Marcello – Zoltan Nagy, Schaunard – András Káldi Kiss, Colline – Lajos Geiger, Alcindoro – Gábor Gárday, Benoît – László Beöthy-Kiss, Parpignol – Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, Hungarian State Opera Chorus
‘2.0. Placed at the end of well-known, traditional and reliable things, these numerical digits emphasize subtly that these things are not so familiar any more. In combination with the title of Puccini’s La bohème they can work as a real fire alarm. Attention, please, 2.0: a new format, a new look, a new version. To the great relief of all alarmed opera fans, this new Budapest production is 2.0 at its best: creative, fast and interactive. Moreover, it is still La bohème and is supremely well sung and acted.’… Read the full review on Bachtrack.