PSU’s award-winning opera program presents this masterpiece of Puccini (right) as its annual production, with internationally renowned Tito Capobianco as stage director. (Last spring, this combination of young talent and masterful direction produced a version of Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte which won a second-place award at the National Opera Association’s competition.)

La Bohème, the story of young love set in the bohemian culture of 1830’s Paris, is offered to honor of the composer’s 150th birthday anniversary, in five performances: April 25 & 30 and May 2 & 3 at 7:30 pm, and April 27 at 3 pm.

Admission is $25; $23 for seniors; $12 for students, children, and PSU faculty & staff.

Tickets available through the PSU Box Office, 510 S.W. Hall, or by calling 503-725-3307, or through TicketMaster outlets. In Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of PSU, 1620 S.W. Park Avenue. This will sell out.