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
The Dallas Opera Presents Michael Fabiano In Recital, 1/22The Dallas Opera Presents Michael Fabiano In Recital, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series will feature the magnetic tenor, Michael Fabiano, in an exclusive recital produced by The Dallas Opera. The performance will take place on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Dallas City Performance Hall (a 749-seat venue located at 2520 Flora Street-across the street from the Winspear Opera House-in the Arts District, Dallas, TX 75201). (more...)

Michael Fabiano in Recital at The Dallas OperaMichael Fabiano in Recital at The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series will feature the magnetic tenor, Michael Fabiano, in an exclusive recital produced by The Dallas Opera. The performance will take place on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Dallas City Performance Hall (a 749-seat venue located at 2520 Flora Street—across the street from the Winspear Opera House—in the Arts District, Dallas, TX 75201). Additional support for the 2017 recital is provided by Rebecca and Michael Baker. Tickets are now on sale for $15 and $25 and may be purchased at www.dallasopera.org or by contacting the friendly professionals in The Dallas Opera Ticket/Patron Services Office at 214.443.1000. (more...)


by Valeria Venturelli - Nov 23, 2016

Venerdi 18 novembre, al Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti di Modena, e approdato Mimi e una civetta, spettacolo originale tratto da La Boheme nato lo scorso autunno nell'ambito della Trilogia d'Autunno del Ravenna Festival dedicata a Puccini e attualmente in tour nei teatri dell'Emilia Romagna. (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Present Contemporary Work, SUNKEN GARDEN, During 2017-18 SeasonThe Dallas Opera to Present Contemporary Work, SUNKEN GARDEN, During 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Dallas Opera is privileged to announce that TDO will present the United States Premiere of composer Michel van der Aa's critically acclaimed contemporary masterpiece, SUNKEN GARDEN, "a fantastical tale to set the ears and eyes popping" (New York Times headline) during the Texas company's 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT brings a Passionate Performance to the Oncenter Crouse Hinds TheaterBWW Review: 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT brings a Passionate Performance to the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Nov 16, 2016

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Opera Colorado's STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME Features Holocaust Love StoryOpera Colorado's STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME Features Holocaust Love Story
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Opera Colorado has announced their 2017 - 2018 season, which continues to enrich and diversify the scope of its programming with their second world premiere in two years, while also staging enduring works from the classic repertoire. The three-production season will feature the world premiere of Steal a Pencil for Me, a WWII romance based on a true story, with music by Gerald Cohen and libretto by Deborah Brevoort; Giacomo Puccini's beloved classic La Boheme; and Giuseppe Verdi's masterful comic opera Falstaff. In 2017 - 2018 Opera Colorado will also continue to explore performing in diverse venues throughout the community, staging Steal a Pencil for Me at the Elaine Wolf Theatre at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center, MACC at the JCC. (more...)

BWW Review: TOSCA at Adelaide Festival TheatreBWW Review: TOSCA at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by - Nov 15, 2016

Tosca is a 'must see' for any lover of opera (more...)

Opera Colorado Announces 2017-18 SeasonOpera Colorado Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Opera Colorado has announced their 2017 - 2018 season, which continues to enrich and diversify the scope of its programming with their second world premiere in two years, while also staging enduring works from the classic repertoire. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm Conducts Puccini's TOSCA, 11/16Jason C. Tramm Conducts Puccini's TOSCA, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will conduct a concert version of Tosca, Giacomo Puccini's visionary and dramatic operatic masterpiece on November 16 at the South Orange Performing Art Center. Inspired by the French playwright Victorien Sardou's 1887 widely popular play 'La Tosca' (which stared the great Sarah Bernhardt in the title role) Puccini's exquisite music, propelled the veristic tale of an unlikely heroine into one of the most beloved and frequently performed operas of all time. (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Kingston On LA BOHEME at Opera In The HeightsBWW Blog: Amanda Kingston On LA BOHEME at Opera In The Heights
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Kingston - Nov 10, 2016

Opera in the Heights stages the Puccini classic that has inspired a generation of 'bohemians' (including Jonathan Larson, creator of RENT) from November 11 through 19. Soprano Amanda Kingston, who portrays seamstress Mimi, writes about her personal connection to the romantic tragedy. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Receives $50,000 from the Gulf Coast Community FoundationSarasota Opera Receives $50,000 from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Sarasota Opera has been awarded a $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The grant offers unrestricted funding to area arts organizations in support of their artistic mission. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

San Francisco Opera's 2016–17 Season continues with ten performances of Giacomo Puccini's heartbreaking drama Madama Butterfly, November 6 through December 4 at the War Memorial Opera House. The cast will feature the much-anticipated American debut of young Italian tenor Vincenzo Costanzo as Lt. B.F. Pinkerton and return of Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian as the tragic heroine, Cio-Cio-San. Jun Kaneko's colorful and compelling production, last seen in San Francisco during the 2013–14 Season, will be directed by Leslie Swackhamer and Maestro Yves Abel conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (more...)

BWW Review: Nick Blaemire Leads Keen's Terrific Revival Of Jonathan Larson's Self-Portrait, TICK, TICK... BOOM!BWW Review: Nick Blaemire Leads Keen's Terrific Revival Of Jonathan Larson's Self-Portrait, TICK, TICK... BOOM!
by Michael Dale - Oct 24, 2016

While Jonathan Larson's RENT, his 1996 East Village adaptation of Giacomo Puccini, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa's LA BOHEME, presents a romanticized look at bohemians living in poverty for the sake of their art, his TICK, TICK… BOOM!, now getting a superb Off-Broadway revival via Keen Company, is more of a reality check. (more...)

THE PEARL FISHERS, THE SNOW QUEEN and More Set for Tulsa Opera's 2016-17 SeasonTHE PEARL FISHERS, THE SNOW QUEEN and More Set for Tulsa Opera's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Tulsa Opera announces a thrilling lineup of four productions for the 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Opera in the Heights Presents Puccini's LA BOHEMEOpera in the Heights Presents Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Opera in the Heights (Oh!) presents Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme as the second offering of its 21st season, opening Friday, Nov. 11. The story follows a group of starving artists and lifelong friends who find joy amid poverty and transcendent love in the face of tragedy. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Presents Giacomo Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the War Memorial Opera HouseSan Francisco Opera Presents Giacomo Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the War Memorial Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

San Francisco Opera's 2016-17 Season continues with ten performances of Giacomo Puccini's heartbreaking drama Madama Butterfly, November 6 through December 4 at the War Memorial Opera House. The cast will feature the much-anticipated American debut of young Italian tenor Vincenzo Costanzo as Lt. B.F. Pinkerton and return of Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian as the tragic heroine, Cio-Cio-San. Jun Kaneko's colorful and compelling production, last seen in San Francisco during the 2013-14 Season, will be directed by Leslie Swackhamer and Maestro Yves Abel conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (more...)

Opera New Hampshire to Present Puccini's Tosca, Conducted by Jason C. TrammOpera New Hampshire to Present Puccini's Tosca, Conducted by Jason C. Tramm
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Ever since Tosca, Puccini's "shabby little shocker," premiered at Rome's Teatro Costanizi on January 14, 1900 critics have decided the work, yet begged the question - what gives Tosca its universal appeal? (more...)

Chattanooga Symphony Announces BOB'S BOOTCAMPSChattanooga Symphony Announces BOB'S BOOTCAMPS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Bob Bernhardt, Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Principal Pops Conductor hosts an entertaining lecture series, Bob's Bootcamps.  The series takes a behind the scenes look at the lives and works of musicians, composers, music theory, and other musical topics.  The first Bootcamp of the 2016/17 season will be held at the Chattanooga Brewing Company on Thursday, October 13th beginning at 7:00pm and will explore John William's music from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Cost is $20 and includes a free drink and hors d'oeuvres. (more...)

BWW Review: Kentucky Opera's MADAME BUTTERFLY - A Magical, Mystical ButterflyBWW Review: Kentucky Opera's MADAME BUTTERFLY - A Magical, Mystical Butterfly
by Keith Waits - Oct 3, 2016

There is something magical and mystical about Puccini's much loved Madame Butterfly, in that it can fill an opera house with wonder. And Kentucky Opera's latest production did just that I am happy to say. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This FallChicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

For the first time ever, Chicago's iconic Music Box Theatre will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera Theater (COT) debuts the Chicago premiere of Frank Martin's 1942 'The Love Potion' ('Le Vin Herbe') on September 30. (more...)

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