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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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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...)

BWW Interviews: Simon Callow Talks Dicken's Genius, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and Good Old-Fashioned ActingBWW Interviews: Simon Callow Talks Dicken's Genius, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and Good Old-Fashioned Acting
by Katricia Lang - Dec 17, 2014

Our interviewee is the beloved British actor and Dickens authority Simon Callow. He has mastered the stage but also appeared in Dr. Who (fittingly as Charles Dickens). In his lengthy acting career, he has acted in television, theatre, and film. At the moment, he is the librettist and director for Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL and the best person to we can discuss this fresh, modern take on the beloved Christmas story with. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli Returns to Madison Square Garden TonightAndrea Bocelli Returns to Madison Square Garden Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

MSG Entertainment welcomes Andrea Bocelli to Madison Square Garden tonight December 17, 2014. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli Returns to Houston for One-Night Concert With Houston Symphony and Chorus TonightAndrea Bocelli Returns to Houston for One-Night Concert With Houston Symphony and Chorus Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Tonight, December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli Returning to Houston, TodayAndrea Bocelli Returning to Houston, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

On December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli Returns to Houston for One-Night Concert With Houston Symphony and Chorus, 12/10Andrea Bocelli Returns to Houston for One-Night Concert With Houston Symphony and Chorus, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

HOUSTON (December 3, 2014) – On December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli Returning to Houston, 12/10Andrea Bocelli Returning to Houston, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

On December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEME, 11/14-12/7San Francisco Opera to Present Puccini's LA BOHEME, 11/14-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

San Francisco Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème in 13 performances, November 14–December 7, 2014. (more...)

Jillian Laurain Brings 'A Touch of Class' to the Metropolitan Room TonightJillian Laurain Brings 'A Touch of Class' to the Metropolitan Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

Jillian Laurain will be bringing the 'Met' to the 'Met Room' with 'A Touch of Class,' tonight, November 8, 2014 at 7pm. The performance will feature arias you would hear sung at the Metropolitan Opera, for the first time brought to the stages of the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Jay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 SeasonJay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, Long Island's leading showplace, today announced its 2014-15 season, featuring some of the most celebrated stars of comedy, music, and dance. (more...)

Jillian Laurain Brings "A Touch of Class" to the Metropolitan Room, 11/08Jillian Laurain Brings "A Touch of Class" to the Metropolitan Room, 11/08
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2014

Jillian Laurain will be bringing the 'Met' to the 'Met Room' with 'A Touch of Class,' on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7pm. The performance will feature arias you would hear sung at the Metropolitan Opera, for the first time brought to the stages of the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Washington National Opera Mounts New Production of LA BOHEME, Beginning TonightWashington National Opera Mounts New Production of LA BOHEME, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2014-2015 season with a new production of one of the most enduring classics in all of opera: Giacomo Puccini's La boheme, tonight, November 1-15 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

The Family of Lorin Maazel Holds a Celebration of His Life and Work TodayThe Family of Lorin Maazel Holds a Celebration of His Life and Work Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The Family of Lorin Maazel has announced a celebration of his life and work today, October 31, 2014 at 12:30PM at the New York Society for Ethical Culture (Two West 64th Street, New York City). The service will be open to the public. (more...)

The Family of Lorin Maazel to Hold a Celebration of His Life and Work, 10/31The Family of Lorin Maazel to Hold a Celebration of His Life and Work, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

The Family of Lorin Maazel has announced a celebration of his life and work on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 12:30PM at the New York Society for Ethical Culture (Two West 64th Street, New York City). The service will be open to the public. (more...)

The Dallas Opera in Partnership with Klyde Warren Park Presents THE 2014 OPENING NIGHT SIMULCAST IN THE PARK TonightThe Dallas Opera in Partnership with Klyde Warren Park Presents THE 2014 OPENING NIGHT SIMULCAST IN THE PARK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Now anyone and everyone can join in the thrill of opening night at the opera! The Dallas Opera and the Sheila and Jody Grant Opera Discovery Program, with support from the AT&T Performing Arts Center, present an evening of FREE entertainment at Dallas's popular Klyde Warren Park, the second annual “Dallas Opera Opening Night Simulcast in the Park” featuring Mozart's class-conscious romantic comedy, The Marriage of Figaro. (more...)

Washington National Opera to Mount New Production of LA BOHEME, 11/1Washington National Opera to Mount New Production of LA BOHEME, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2014-2015 season with a new production of one of the most enduring classics in all of opera: Giacomo Puccini's La boheme, November 1-15 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Updating the story to post-World War I Paris, this brand-new production by Jo Davies features original stage direction by Peter Kazaras, both in their WNO debuts. WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin leads the WNO Orchestra in interpreting some of opera's most famous melodies. A special November 14 performance features casting by current singers and alumni of WNO's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLYFlorida Grand Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Florida Grand Opera is proud to open its 74thseason with one of the most beloved operas of all time, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, on November 15 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. This vibrant and exotic production delivers all the beauty and grandeur audiences have come to expect of this timeless love story. Puccini's famous music combined with Maestro Ramón Tebar's “intense and precise conducting” (Buenos Aires Herald) is sure to be a beautiful and dramatic start to another exciting season. (more...)

Verismo Opera to Round Out 25th Anniversary Season with LA BOHEME, 10/19 & 26Verismo Opera to Round Out 25th Anniversary Season with LA BOHEME, 10/19 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the only grand opera company in Bergen County, New Jersey, concludes its 25th anniversary season, Vive la France, with Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme. Artistic Director Lucine Amara invites the public to see Puccini's renowned, romantic score on Sundays, October 19 and 26, 3:00 p.m., at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), located at 30 North Van Brunt Street, in Englewood, New Jersey. (more...)

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