La Bohème on free streaming from Turin Teatro Regio until April 20th

The Opera Platform

The Opera Platform, the European online platform created for sharing the best international opera productions, is running into its second year of activity.

Turin Teatro Regio

Among the 21 operas made available since the website inception, Verdi’s  Aida at the Turin Teatro Regio, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and directed by the Oscar winner William Friedkin, which opened the 2015-2016 season, was the second most seen, with an audience of about 80,000 spectators in Europe and US. Extra contents such as videos created by the Teatro Regio as well as interviews, backstage, presentations and highlights shown through the ’Pearls of Passion’ were seen over  18,000 times.

The only Italian theater to be part of The Opera Platform

A great result for the Turin Teatro Regio, the only Italian theater to be part of The Opera Platform, alongside other 15 major European theaters such as the Wiener Staatsoper, the Teatro Real in Madrid and the Royal Opera House in London.

A project supported by the EC

The Opera Platform, which purpose is to promote opera worldwide, obtained the support of the European Commission and was promoted by Opera Europa, the association that brings together Theatres and Festivals throughout Europe, along with the cultural channel ARTE.

The platform makes opera available in three languages: English, French and German and offers free complete operas, extracts of many productions, interviews and ‘behind-the-scenes’.

A new opera in free streaming every month

A new opera is made available every month for six months with subtitles in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish.

La bohème broadcasted from the Teatro Regio in Turin until the 20th of April 2017

Now available on demand Puccini’s La bohème, which opened the 2016-2017 opera season and was broadcasted from the Teatro Regio in Turin. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Regio in a new staging by Àlex Ollé, the innovative director of La Fura dels Baus.

A staging that marks the 120th of the world premiere of Puccini’s masterpiece

This staging of La Bohème marks the 120th anniversary of the opera world premiere, which took place at the Regio on 1st of February 1896 conducted by a 29 years old Arturo Toscanini.

Cast: Irina Lungu (Mimi), Giorgio Berrugi (Rodolfo), Kelebogile Besong (Musetta), Massimo Cavalletti (Marcello). The opera will be accessible for six months on demand, until 20th April 2017.

Watch the staging of the Turin Teatro Regio of Puccini’s Boheme in streaming here.  

More information on the project can be found at

About Sara Filippini

Opera music along with destination management and communication are my fields of expertise. Music and singing are my passion combined with travel and exploring the connection between places and their stories. Coming from Italy I am blessed with wealth of history and adventures to be explored from Sicily to the Alp's. The real dept of any story can be best felt from the place of its origin were the surroundings add to the sense of connection and true appreciation.