"Understated elegance: Robert Carsen's sublime La bohème"
“Premiering here in 1993, the Canadian director’s understated elegance on stage counterbalances Puccini’s highly charged melodrama, resulting in breathtaking scenery and powerfully emotional dramatization of the characters. With extraordinary singers, this production delivered on the drama (...)”
“Energetic, daring and later even sensual, the impressive Choir Opera Flanders electrified the stage, the camaraderie highly seductive and inviting. Shaping part of the crowd, the two children’s choirs Sterling and Opera Flanders additionally grounded Carsen’s world with a genuine sense of humanity.”