La Bohème from Teatre Liceu under the direction of Marc Piollet on October, 14, starting 8.30 pm on Mezzo TV!
Marc Piollet returns to Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. In June and July he will be conducting Puccini’s La Bohéme (premiere: June 18). The production of Jonathan Miller is shown at Liceu for the first time, in 2015 it had its premiere at English National Opera. Marc Piollet knows La Bohème very well, he has conducted the opera many times, a.o. with Anna Netrebko as Mimi at Royal Theatre Copenhagen.
At Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona Marc Piollet has already conducted Carmen in the setting of Calixto Bieito with Roberto Alagna as José and Erwin Schrott as Escamillo; the highly acclaimed production was published by Unitel Classica/C major 2011 on DVD.
In Spain Marc Piollet is also very well known at Teatro Real. The last time he conducted Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde in the spectacular production of Peter Sellars and Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. He did also Massenet’s Don Quichotte and the sensational dancetheatre-production C(h)oeurs by Alain Platel which was then shown at various important theatre houses in Europe and which is now available on DVD. In Spain Marc Piollet also conducted gala concerts with Piotr Beczala at Teatro Real and at Festival Peralada in Catalonia.