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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Giacomo Puccini News

Date of Birth: December 22, 1858
Date of Death: November 29, 1924 (65)
Birth Place: Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
Gender: Male
Single Tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2017 Fall Season On Sale Monday, 6/26Single Tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2017 Fall Season On Sale Monday, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Single (non-subscription) tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2017 Fall Season at the War Memorial Opera House go on sale Monday, June 26, 2017, at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at sfopera.com; in-person at the San Francisco Opera Box Office, located at 301 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco and open Mondays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and by phone at (415) 864-3330 during Box Office hours. Full and Half Series subscription packages are also available. Tickets for the three cycles of Wagner's Ring during the summer of 2018 are available as complete, four-opera cycles only. (more...)

Seattle Opera to Address Imperialism and More with Community Events for MADAME BUTTERFLYSeattle Opera to Address Imperialism and More with Community Events for MADAME BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

With stylized sets inspired by Japanese theater and lush, colorful kimono worn by singers, Seattle Opera's grand production of Madame Butterfly coming this August may seem like business-as-usual. But there's a dramatic difference that sets this Butterfly apart: the broader conversation taking place on cultural appropriation, yellowface, and Asian American representation. While certainly not new to many Asian and Pacific Islanders, these conversations have permeated the Puget Sound theater scene for the past several years following a production of The Mikado that made national news. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Puccini's LA BOHEME at San Francisco OperaPhoto Flash: First Look at Puccini's LA BOHEME at San Francisco Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

San Francisco Opera continues its 2017 Summer Season on June 10 at the War Memorial Opera House with Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme. Coinciding with city-wide celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love," this revival of one of the greatest love stories in the operatic repertory will feature a brilliant cast including sopranos Erika Grimaldi, Julie Adams and Ellie Dehn; tenor Arturo Chacon-Cruz as Rodolfo; and baritone Audun Iversen. Carlo Montanaro conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestral and Chorus. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company onstage below! (more...)

The Israeli Opera presents MADAMA BUTTERFLYThe Israeli Opera presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The beloved opera 'Madama Butterfly' by Giacomo Puccini will be presented in Israel in a new production originally created for the La Scala Opera House in Milan. The opera will be conducted by the musical director of the Israeli Opera Daniel Oren. The great Japanese director Keita Asari will present in this production a special take on the opera, influenced by the Japanese culture as opposed to this opera's many productions that offer a western look on the Japanese culture. (more...)

BWW Review: NY OperaFest Shows COQ and BUTTERFLY as Works that Don't Go Away  -  They Get DayGlo-ed and DeconconstructedBWW Review: NY OperaFest Shows COQ and BUTTERFLY as Works that Don't Go Away - They Get DayGlo-ed and Deconconstructed
by Richard Sasanow - May 26, 2017

There's lots going on in the world of opera in New York City, as shown by the gamut of offerings under the umbrella of the ongoing New York OperaFest, co-organized by the New York Opera Alliance and Opera America. In the last week, the New Opera NYC gave us a cockeyed look at Rimsky-Korsakov's LE COQ D'OR (THE GOLDEN COCKEREL), while Heartbeat Opera took an ax to Puccini, and gave us a 'Madama'-less BUTTERFLY. (more...)

New Chamber Adaptation of Stephen King's DOLORES CLAIBORNE, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and More Set for New York City Opera's 2017-18 SeasonNew Chamber Adaptation of Stephen King's DOLORES CLAIBORNE, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and More Set for New York City Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

New York City Opera's 2017/2018 season will offer four new mainstage productions at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, including a Spanish-language opera as part of its†”pera en EspaŮol†series. City Opera will also offer two†New York City Opera Concerts in Zankel Hall†at Carnegie Hall and a chamber opera series at locations to be announced.†New York City Opera Orchestra†will be featured in every opera. (more...)

BWW Review: Jonathan Larson's RENT Brings Excellent Ensemble to The GatewayBWW Review: Jonathan Larson's RENT Brings Excellent Ensemble to The Gateway
by Melissa Giordano - May 23, 2017

I'm always cautiously optimistic in seeing a regional production of Jonathan Larson's Rent as I am a Renthead of MANY years. The thing to remember, obviously, is art has different interpretations. It is interesting to see the different elucidations of the choreography, the varied choices the actors make, the Director's vision, et cetera. I can proudly say that The Gateway Playhouse's incarnation of the Tony and Pulitzer winner, which is kicking off a very busy Summer season for the darling Bellport venue, does not disappoint. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/13/2017
by - May 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/13/2017. (more...)

Palm Beach Opera Thanks Major Supporters at Annual LuncheonPalm Beach Opera Thanks Major Supporters at Annual Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Palm Beach Opera celebrated its major supporters at the company's inaugural Co-Producer Society & Season Sponsors Appreciation Luncheon, located at The Brazilian Court Hotel's Cafe Boulud in Palm Beach.† (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera continues its 2017 Summer Season on June 10 at the War Memorial Opera House with Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme. Coinciding with city-wide celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love," this revival of one of the greatest love stories in the operatic repertory will feature a brilliant cast including sopranos Erika Grimaldi, Julie Adams and Ellie Dehn; tenor Arturo Chacon-Cruz as Rodolfo; and baritone Audun Iversen. Carlo Montanaro conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestral and Chorus. (more...)

BWW Review: OPERA REVIEW: MADAME BUTTERFLY AT THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERABWW Review: OPERA REVIEW: MADAME BUTTERFLY AT THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA
by Jenny Minich - May 9, 2017

Madame Butterfly is a tragic tale with a colorful beginning. Giacomo Puccini's turn-of-the-century opera is accessible and engaging, tailor-made for opera buffs and newbies alike. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEEDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke. †† (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/6/2017
by - May 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/6/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: MADAM BUTTERFLY - Austin Opera Thrills With Stunning ProductionBWW Review: MADAM BUTTERFLY - Austin Opera Thrills With Stunning Production
by Lynn Beaver - May 2, 2017

MADAM BUTTERFLY by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa is a work of tragic beauty in the hands of Austin Opera. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at New Trailer for LA Opera's TOSCAVIDEO: First Look at New Trailer for LA Opera's TOSCA
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2017

LA†Opera†presents Giacomo Puccini's thrilling masterpiece,†Tosca,†conducted by Music Director†James Conlon. The final mainstage presentation of the company's 2016/17 season,†Tosca†is a revival of the production staged by the company in 2013, directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner†John Caird. There will be seven performances from†April 22 through May 13, taking place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90012). (more...)

Met Opera Star Sondra Radvanovsky to Perform in Annual Gala at Palm Beach Opera, 2/15Met Opera Star Sondra Radvanovsky to Perform in Annual Gala at Palm Beach Opera, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Palm Beach Opera†is proud to announce that Metropolitan Opera star†Sondra Radvanovsky†will be performing at its annual Gala on†Thursday, February 15, 2018†at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

Award-Winning Vancouver Singer Performs Opera, Musical Theatre and More for CharityAward-Winning Vancouver Singer Performs Opera, Musical Theatre and More for Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

This May, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, May 13th, 25-year-old Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Here I Stand at Marpole United Church. The show honours the May 12th International Awareness Day for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia (ME/CFS & FM), and a portion of every ticket sale supports the ME/FM Society of BC. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/15/2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/15/2017. (more...)

Englewood Doctor to Appear in Verismo Opera's AIDAEnglewood Doctor to Appear in Verismo Opera's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

By day, Dr. James Garvin, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. works as a physician at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center.††On†April 23, Dr. Garvin will set his stethoscope aside and turn to a different forum -- the operatic stage of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's (Verismo Opera)†AIDA†at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC).††He will assume a new supernumerary (super) role acting as an Egyptian guard. (more...)

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