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Giacomo Puccini News

Date Of Birth:
December 22, 1858
Date Of Death:
November 29, 1924 (65)
Birth Place:
Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
Gender:
Male
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Photo Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCAPhoto Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. The new cast opens on Friday, February 27 with 5 performances remaining through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Feb. 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: MY FAIR LADY, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & MoreSkylight Music Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: MY FAIR LADY, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Skylight Music Theatre announces its productions for 2015-2016 season - a celebration of women. Through five incredible theatre productions Skylight will explore the strength, ingenuity, and resilience of women as they passionately fight both internal and external forces of human nature. Artistic Director, Viswa Subbaraman has selected five equally brilliant female directors. 'I truly believe these women have unique insights into the stories our female characters have to tell,' said Subbaraman. (more...)

Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

DALLAS, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is preparing to whisk audiences away to the Latin Quarter of Paris for the blockbuster opera of the season: Giacomo Puccini's 1896 masterpiece, LA BOHÈME, based on Henri Murger's newspaper serial-turned-novel, Scènes de la vie de bohème. (more...)

Dallas Opera's LA BOHEME Opens 3/13Dallas Opera's LA BOHEME Opens 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

The Dallas Opera is preparing to whisk audiences away to the Latin Quarter of Paris for the blockbuster opera of the season: Giacomo Puccini's 1896 masterpiece, LA BOHÈME, based on Henri Murger's newspaper serial-turned-novel, Scènes de la vie de bohème. (more...)

Vancouver Opera Releases Complete Schedule for 2015-2016 SeasonVancouver Opera Releases Complete Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Vancouver, BC ~ A powerful and current Canadian premiere, two favourites of grand opera and a modern classic of musical theatre are highlights of Vancouver Opera's 56th season. The 2015-2016 season will open with Giuseppe Verdi's dark and tragic Rigoletto (September 26 - October 4, 2015), followed by the Canadian premiere of Oscar-nominated composer Nico Muhly's Dark Sisters, a thought-provoking exploration of polygamy in a renegade Mormon community (November 26 - December 12, 2015, at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre). VO then presents Giacomo Puccini's heartbreakingly beautiful Madama Butterfly (March 5 - 13, 2016) and closes the season with a treat for lovers of musical theatre: the company premiere of Evita, by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber (April 30 - May 8, 2016). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsal with the Chorus of Royal Albert Hall's MADAM BUTTERFLYSTAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsal with the Chorus of Royal Albert Hall's MADAM BUTTERFLY
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2015

A new behind-the-scenes rehearsal video has been released for MADAM BUTTERFLY, Giacomo Puccini's masterpiece of doomed love and tragic passion, which will play a limited run at the Royal Albert Hall, beginning on 26 February 2015. (more...)

FGO Welcomes Award-Winning Conductor Anthony Barrese for THE PEARL FISHERS, Beginning 2/28FGO Welcomes Award-Winning Conductor Anthony Barrese for THE PEARL FISHERS, Beginning 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

?Anthony Barrese, award-winning conductor and composer, arrived in Miami yesterday to begin conducting rehearsals for Florida Grand Opera's (FGO) upcoming production of Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers (Les pecheurs de perles). Barrese makes his company debut conducting this French masterpiece not even two weeks after the close of FGO's well-received production of Mozart's comic opera Cosi fan tutte. The Pearl Fishers will open on Saturday, February 28, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Dallas Opera to Begin INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN CONDUCTORS, 11/28Dallas Opera to Begin INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN CONDUCTORS, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

DALLAS, FEBRUARY 9, 2015 – Working to address a long-standing career issue in the opera world, The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce the launch of a unique, new residential program designed to provide training and career support for distinctively talented women conductors. Female conductors age forty and younger, as well as accomplished women singers, opera coaches and accompanists, and instrumentalists with established careers seeking a new career at the podium, are encouraged to apply. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Hyeseoung Kwon & Jeffrey Gwaltney for MADAM BUTTERFLY at Royal Albert Hall!STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Hyeseoung Kwon & Jeffrey Gwaltney for MADAM BUTTERFLY at Royal Albert Hall!
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2015

A behind-the-scenes rehearsal video has been released for MADAM BUTTERFLY, Giacomo Puccini's masterpiece of doomed love and tragic passion, which will play a limited run at the Royal Albert Hall, beginning on 26 February 2015. (more...)

TOSCA, AIDA, MERRY WIDOW and MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Set for Utah Opera's 2015-16 SeasonTOSCA, AIDA, MERRY WIDOW and MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Set for Utah Opera's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Utah OperaArtistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2015-16 season. The company's 38th season will feature four productions between October 2015 and May 2016 that encompass some of opera's greatest tales of love and sacrifice. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Brian Jagde, Evgeny Nikitin & More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCAPhoto Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Brian Jagde, Evgeny Nikitin & More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

CHICAGO – Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 with 10 performances through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Jan. 24, 27, Feb. 2, 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Jan. 30, Feb. 5, Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces New Season - TOSCA, SHOW BOAT and More!Dallas Opera Announces New Season - TOSCA, SHOW BOAT and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

DALLAS — The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Announces its 2015-2016 Season, SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENTThe Dallas Opera Announces its 2015-2016 Season, SEEKING THE HUMAN ELEMENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Centerlocated in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces Tenth Public Simulcast, LA BOHÈME, 3/21Dallas Opera Announces Tenth Public Simulcast, LA BOHÈME, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Dallas Opera, in partnership with AT&T Stadium and with support from our founding sponsor, The Dallas Foundation, is extremely proud to announce the company's fourth stadium simulcast—and the tenth free Dallas Opera simulcast since 2010—scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX (home of the Dallas Cowboys). (more...)

Puccini's LA BOHEME Will Be The Dallas Opera's 10th Public Simulcast This SpringPuccini's LA BOHEME Will Be The Dallas Opera's 10th Public Simulcast This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Dallas Opera, in partnership with AT&T Stadium and with support from our founding sponsor, The Dallas Foundation, is extremely proud to announce the company's fourth stadium simulcast -- and the tenth free Dallas Opera simulcast since 2010 -- scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX (home of the Dallas Cowboys). (more...)

GREAT SCOTT and BECOMING SANTA CLAUS World Premieres Set for Dallas Opera's 2015-2016 SeasonGREAT SCOTT and BECOMING SANTA CLAUS World Premieres Set for Dallas Opera's 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the five phenomenal mainstage productions of the 2015-2016 Season, “Seeking the Human Element,” to be presented in the magnificent Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera to Evaluate Future at Broward CenterFlorida Grand Opera to Evaluate Future at Broward Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) General Director and CEO Susan T. Danis announced today FGO must reach a fundraising goal of $400,000 from Broward patrons and donors by January 31, 2015, to ensure that the company will be able to bring its 2015-16 mainstage productions to Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

RENT to Become First Broadway Musical to Open in Cuba in 50 Years; Watch Clip!RENT to Become First Broadway Musical to Open in Cuba in 50 Years; Watch Clip!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 23, 2014

According to UK's The Telegraph, the first Broadway musical to play in Cuba in 50 years will open this Christmas Eve, December 24th. (more...)

Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

CHICAGO – Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 with 10 performances through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Jan. 24, 27, Feb. 2, 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Jan. 30, Feb. 5, Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. (more...)

TOSCA Opens Next Month at Lyric Opera of ChicagoTOSCA Opens Next Month at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 with 10 performances through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Jan. 24, 27, Feb. 2, 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Jan. 30, Feb. 5, Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. (more...)

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