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
PALM BEACH OPERA Celebrates Upcoming Season in New York CityPALM BEACH OPERA Celebrates Upcoming Season in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

As part of celebrations for its upcoming 2017-2018 season, Palm Beach Opera held a private dinner at The Lotos Club, New York, hosted by Mrs. Florence Kaufman, Palm Beach Opera Board Member. (more...)

Review Roundup: LA BOHEME at The Metropolitan OperaReview Roundup: LA BOHEME at The Metropolitan Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Giacomo Puccini's LA BOHEME will play at The Metropolitan Opera through March of 2018, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

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New Rochelle Opera Celebrates Marta Eggerth And Jan KiepuraNew Rochelle Opera Celebrates Marta Eggerth And Jan Kiepura
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

New Rochelle Opera will host a tribute to Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura on Sunday, November 5, 2017. (more...)

Andrew Costello, Carami Hilaire and Tenor Taehwan Ku to Lead TOSCA at NJ Association of Verismo OperaAndrew Costello, Carami Hilaire and Tenor Taehwan Ku to Lead TOSCA at NJ Association of Verismo Opera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Lucine Amara, Artistic Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, announces the cast performing in Giacomo Puccini's Tosca on Sunday, October 15, 2017. (more...)

Opera Orlando to Launch 2017-18 Season with Puccini's LA BOHEMEOpera Orlando to Launch 2017-18 Season with Puccini's LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Opera Orlando has chosen Boh me to open their 2017-2018 main-stage season-Love Lost and Found-on November 15, 17, and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and November 19 at 2 p.m. in the Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, Florida. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The 2017 Fall Season of San Francisco Opera continues in November and December with a new production of Jules Massenet's Manon (November 4 22), Giacomo Puccini's Turandot (November 18 December 9) and the highly anticipated world premiere of John Adams' Girls of the Golden West (November 21 December 10). Special concert presentations include the San Francisco Opera Chorus (November 30), the popular award-winning New Zealand vocal trio Sol3 Mio performing with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra (December 1) and The Future Is Now: Adler Fellows Concert (December 8). The Company's 95th season culminates in June 2018 with Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for Opera Orlando SeasonTickets Now On Sale for Opera Orlando Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Individual tickets for all three Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts productions offered by Opera Orlando will go on sale Friday September 15, 2017 at www.drphillipscenter.org; 844-513-2014 or the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Box Office: 445 S. Magnolia Ave. in downtown Orlando (no fees). (more...)

San Francisco Opera Launches 95th Season with Opening Weekend CelebrationsSan Francisco Opera Launches 95th Season with Opening Weekend Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera inaugurated its 95th season with a weekend of celebrations and performances beginning on Friday, September 8 with two galas Opera Ball 2017 at The Imperial Palace and the BRAVO! CLUB Opening Night Gala and a performance of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot in artist David Hockney's colorful production. At the opera's conclusion, San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti, who conducted the performance, was awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal. (more...)

Verismo Opera Casting Supernumerary Roles for Tosca in SeptemberVerismo Opera Casting Supernumerary Roles for Tosca in September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's Artistic Director, Lucine Amara, announces supernumerary roles are being cast during September.  Supernumeraries (supers) appear in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's new production of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca on Sunday, October 15, 2017. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Fall Radio Broadcast Schedule on Classical KDFCSan Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Fall Radio Broadcast Schedule on Classical KDFC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

San Francisco Opera's partnership with the Bay Area's Classical KDFC continues this fall with monthly opera broadcasts beginning September 3with Giuseppe Verdi's Otello in a historic 1978 performance featuring Placido Domingo in the title role and Katia Ricciarelli as Desdemona. From October through December, the broadcasts will feature presentations from San Francisco Opera's 2017 Summer Season: Mozart's Don Giovanni,Verdi's Rigoletto and Puccini's La Boheme. Each broadcast was recorded live at the War Memorial Opera House and features the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and San Francisco Opera Chorus. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Celebrates 95th Season With Free OPERA IN THE PARK ConcertSan Francisco Opera Celebrates 95th Season With Free OPERA IN THE PARK Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 95th Season with Opera in the Park, presented by the San Francisco Chronicle, at Sharon Meadow in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Sunday, September 10 at 1:30 p.m. This free concert features acclaimed artists from the Company's 2017 Fall Season performing arias and other operatic favorites with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra conducted by Music Director Nicola Luisotti. In the event's time-honored finale, the audience joins with the singers for a rousing rendition of the brindisi (drinking song) from Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata. San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock serves as master of ceremonies for the afternoon. (more...)

Verismo Opera's 2017-2018 Season Features Tosca, TurandotVerismo Opera's 2017-2018 Season Features Tosca, Turandot
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

From Italy to China, the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's 2017-2018 season spans the globe with performances of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca and Turandot.  On Sunday, October 15, 2017, Verismo Opera brings to the stage again Puccini's Tosca set in Italy with Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa's libretto in four acts based upon Victorien Sardou's drama, La Tosca. (more...)


by Clemente Sanchez - Aug 16, 2017

MX SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS: TURANDOT conmovió al Palacio de Bellas Artes (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for Puccini's TURANDOTSan Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for Puccini's TURANDOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

San Francisco Opera announced today a casting update for its season-opening production of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot, running from September 8 through 30 at the War Memorial Opera House. American soprano Toni Marie Palmertree will sing Liu, replacing Maria Agresta who has withdrawn due to illness. Originally scheduled to portray Puccini's tragic heroine on September 24 and 30, Palmertree will now perform in all six September performances. (more...)

Sarasota Opera and Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Announce New CollaborationSarasota Opera and Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Announce New Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Sarasota Opera and the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School announce an inaugural collaboration for the 2017/2018 season. The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School will participate in three of the five operas in Sarasota Opera's upcoming season. (more...)

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey presents 2017 Summer Music FestivalThe Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey presents 2017 Summer Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey opens its 2017 Summer Music Festival with an unforgettable concert performance of Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme on Sunday, August 6, 3:00 PM at Dolan Hall, The College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ.     (more...)

American Baritone Jonathan Scott to Star in GIANNI SCHICCHI at 2017 Narnia Festival in ItalyAmerican Baritone Jonathan Scott to Star in GIANNI SCHICCHI at 2017 Narnia Festival in Italy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Jonathan Scott takes center stage in the title role of the 2017 Narnia Festival's compelling new production of Giacomo Puccini's comic masterwork 'Gianni Schicchi.' (more...)

Palm Beach Opera Announces 2018 Performance SchedulePalm Beach Opera Announces 2018 Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Palm Beach Opera recently announced its 2018 main stage opera season that will present three audience favorites at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. Season subscriptions are now available for purchase. (more...)

BWW Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY at The Israeli OperaBWW Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY at The Israeli Opera
by Ronit Suzan - Jul 22, 2017

For such a highly renowned opera such as Madama Butterfly numerous productions have been presented in the past century all around the world, and rightfully so, but with the new exquisite Israeli-Italian production, under the innovative and fresh direction of Keita Asari, it's clear that there's always room for more productions such as this. (more...)

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