Friday April 3, 2020

Byrne’s soaring success in a baffling Bohème

With Tatarintsev’s ringing tone, Byrne excelled, particularly with her fading off-stage departure.

11th December, 2016
Celine Byrne stamped her mark on La Bohème PIc: Fennells

La Bohème: By Giacomo Puccini; Novaya Theatre Opera of Moscow, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin

Celine Byrne is not short on self-belief, so there was little danger of her emerging from this daring production with other than flying colours – and hometown approval.

However, the degree to which she stamped her mark on a “reimagined” version of probably the world’s most popular opera deserves extra kudos, especially in light of complexities...

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