Opera celebrates art, music, ideas, love and life in a unique blend of music and drama. The wonderful Rippon Lea Estate House and Garden, held in trust by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) based in Melbourne, it is offering a very special pre-Christmas experience for members, friends and families.
CitiOpera are presenting a new innovative production of much-loved opera La Bohème by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) on Rippon Lea’s lawn, a perfect environment in which to grow an appreciation for and celebrate beautiful and though-provoking works while expanding knowledge of our cultural heritage. Puccini is considered the greatest composer of opera in Italy after Verdi. This stylish opera event will take the audience on a thrilling ride of comedic highs and tragic lows as it draws them into the action on and around the stage.
One of the most popular operas in the world, the cast for La Bohème includes some of Melbourne’s finest singers, together with a stunning chamber orchestra.
They are offering a SPECIAL VIP package, which includes premium seating, food and beverages, canapes prior to the show, Sparkling wine afterwards and at interval.
Importantly, there will be ‘parking’ for more VIP’s on site – Mr Darcy’s already there, his VIP view from the lake assured.
With brilliant voices and glorious music by Puccini, La Bohème will be performed in Italian with surtitles. So bring a picnic and enjoy a fine experience of opera,La Bohème a masterpiece, performed in the open air. 5th, 6, 7th of December, 2014. Click for full details and to BOOK VIP PACKAGE NOW