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01/02/1896 Puccini's opera "La Boheme" premieres in Turin

The world premiere performance of La bohème was in Turin at the Teatro Regio, conducted by the young Arturo Toscanini; its U.S. premiere took place the following year in Los Angeles. Since then, La bohème has become part of the standard Italian opera repertory and is one of the most frequently performed operas worldwide.