Giacomo Puccini News

 
Date Of Birth:
December 22, 1858
Date Of Death:
November 29, 1924 (65)
Birth Place:
Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
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Date of Birth: December 22, 1858
Date of Death: November 29, 1924 (65)
Birth Place: Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY
Gender: Male
Latest News on Giacomo Puccini

by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

“Celebren su vida cantando; si estás triste canta, si estás enojado canta, si estás feliz canta”, ese fue el legado que dejó Carlos Serrano a sus discípulos del Taller de Ópera de Sinaloa, comentó la mezzosoprano María Luisa Tamez, viuda del destacado barítono, a quien sus exalumnos recordarán a un año de su fallecimiento con un concierto este domingo 15 de julio a las 17:00 en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce del Palacio de Bellas Artes. (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 4, 2018

Sera este sabado 7 de julio a partir de las 21.30h, integrada dentro de la Semana de la Ópera (more...)

BWW Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY at Santa Fe OperaBWW Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY at Santa Fe Opera
by Maria Nockin - Jul 1, 2018

On June 30, 2018, Santa Fe Opera continued the season begun the night before with a revival of the 1904 Brescia Version of Giacomo Puccini's tragic MADAMA BUTTERFLY. The late Lee Blakeley put together the original 2010 production with simple visual lines and a bold structure. Eight years later, Matthew Ozawa restated it poetically for a new audience. (more...)

Single Tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2018-19 Season Now on SaleSingle Tickets for San Francisco Opera's 2018-19 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Single (non-subscription) tickets are now on sale for San Francisco Opera's 96th Season. Tickets for each of the eight productions featured at the War Memorial Opera House during the 2018-19 Season 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 by phone at (415) 864-3330 during Box Office hours. Full Series subscriptions of 6, 7 or 8 operas and Half Series packages of 3 or 4 operas are also available. (more...)

New Rochelle Opera Presents LA BOHEMENew Rochelle Opera Presents LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

New Rochelle Opera, Westchester's longest running opera company, will present Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme, from June 21-24, 2018 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1345 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. The production will be directed by Company co-founder and artistic director Camille Coppola, with orchestra and chorus conducted by Brian Holman, set design by Anthony Valbiro and lighting design by Adam Welsh. The opera will be sung in Italian, with English supertitles. (more...)

Co-Opera Bids a Sentimental Concert Farewell to Legendary Director Brian Chatterton OAMCo-Opera Bids a Sentimental Concert Farewell to Legendary Director Brian Chatterton OAM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

Brian Chatterton OAM takes a final bow this July from popular touring company Co-Opera when Co-Opera salutes him in a series of sentimental Farewell Concerts "Celebrating with Song- a thirty year journey", to be performed over three nights in two venues. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Guy Noble Leads Another Fun Filled Tribute To The Tradition Of Old Blighty With Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 2018 Edition of LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMSBWW REVIEW: Guy Noble Leads Another Fun Filled Tribute To The Tradition Of Old Blighty With Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 2018 Edition of LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS
by Jade Kops - Jun 10, 2018

Sydney Symphony Orchestra's (SSO) answer to the British celebratory concert filled with patriotic pieces and popular classical works returns with a new edition of LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS.  (more...)

PrIMO 2018: le nostre pagellePrIMO 2018: le nostre pagelle
by Francesco Vittorino - Jun 5, 2018

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Celebrate 100th Anniversary Of Polish Independence At Strathmore, TodayCelebrate 100th Anniversary Of Polish Independence At Strathmore, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

The National Philharmonic ends its 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore with a musical celebration, '100th Anniversary of Poland's Independence,' today, June 2 at 8 p.m. at the Concert Hall at the Music Center at Strathmore. Conducted by world-renowned Polish Maestro Miros?aw Jacek Baszczyk, the concert will feature music composed by Poland's greatest musicians, performed by some of today's leading vocalists and musicians. The performance will commence with an introduction by the Ambassador of Poland, Piotr Wilczek. The 100th anniversary of Poland has significant meaning for the National Philharmonic, which is led by Polish-born Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. One of the National Philharmonic's veteran artists, Brian Ganz-who will perform at the Polish celebration concert-is also a frequent performer of Frederic Chopin, beginning a quest in 2011 to perform all of the great Polish composer's works. During this celebratory concert, Maestro B?aszczyk will lead the National Philharmonic Chorale, accompanied by Esther Heideman, soprano; Magdalena Wor, mezzo-soprano; Tyler Duncan, baritone; and the National Philharmonic in Krzesimir D?bski's Hussars' Polonaise and Karol Szymanowski's Stabat Mater and Mr. Ganz in Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21.  Ticket prices are $23-$76 and are free for young people age 7-17. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.581.5100. (more...)

New York City Opera at Bryant Park Continues with MADAMA BUTTERFLYNew York City Opera at Bryant Park Continues with MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The New York City Opera series at Bryant Park Picnics continues with this hour-long presentation of highlights from Giacomo Puccini's classic opera, Madama Butterfly. Offered to the New York public free-of-charge, this presentation is a perfect introduction to opera for newcomers of any age. (more...)

Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards!Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards!
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2018

At a press conference held May 31 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 237 nominations for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in the performing arts in Toronto. (more...)

Mint Theater Announces Cast for Benefit Reading of LILIOMMint Theater Announces Cast for Benefit Reading of LILIOM
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) today announced the cast for a rare reading of Ferenc Molnar's Liliom which will be presented for one night only, onMonday, June 11 at 7pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  Liliom was turned into the musical Carousel by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II which is now enjoying a successful revival on Broadway. (more...)

Join the National Philharmonic In a Triumphant Celebration of Poland's 100th Anniversary of IndependenceJoin the National Philharmonic In a Triumphant Celebration of Poland's 100th Anniversary of Independence
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The National Philharmonic ends its 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore with a musical celebration, '100th Anniversary of Poland's Independence,' on Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m. at the Concert Hall at the Music Center at Strathmore. Conducted by world-renowned Polish Maestro Miroslaw Jacek Baszczyk, the concert will feature music composed by Poland's greatest musicians, performed by some of today's leading vocalists and musicians. (more...)

New Rochelle Opera Presents LA BOHEMENew Rochelle Opera Presents LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

New Rochelle Opera, Westchester's longest running opera company, will present Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme, from June 21-24, 2018 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1345 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. The production will be directed by Company co-founder and artistic director Camille Coppola, with orchestra and chorus conducted by Brian Holman, set design by Anthony Valbiro and lighting design by Adam Welsh. The opera will be sung in Italian, with English supertitles. (more...)

Seasons of RentSeasons of Rent
by Virag Dombay - May 5, 2018

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Celebrate 100th Anniversary Of Polish Independence At Strathmore, 6/2Celebrate 100th Anniversary Of Polish Independence At Strathmore, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The National Philharmonic ends its 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore with a musical celebration, "100th Anniversary of Poland's Independence," on Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m. at the Concert Hall at the Music Center at Strathmore. Conducted by world-renowned Polish Maestro Miros?aw Jacek Baszczyk, the concert will feature music composed by Poland's greatest musicians, performed by some of today's leading vocalists and musicians. The performance will commence with an introduction by the Ambassador of Poland, Piotr Wilczek. The 100th anniversary of Poland has significant meaning for the National Philharmonic, which is led by Polish-born Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. One of the National Philharmonic's veteran artists, Brian Ganz-who will perform at the Polish celebration concert-is also a frequent performer of Frederic Chopin, beginning a quest in 2011 to perform all of the great Polish composer's works. During this celebratory concert, Maestro B?aszczyk will lead the National Philharmonic Chorale, accompanied by Esther Heideman, soprano; Magdalena Wor, mezzo-soprano; Tyler Duncan, baritone; and the National Philharmonic in Krzesimir D?bski's Hussars' Polonaise and Karol Szymanowski's Stabat Mater and Mr. Ganz in Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21.  Ticket prices are $23-$76 and are free for young people age 7-17. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.581.5100. (more...)

BWW Review: RENT, THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR at ALTRIA THEATREBWW Review: RENT, THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR at ALTRIA THEATRE
by Brent Deekens - Apr 28, 2018

Plays Through The 29th of April, 2018 (more...)

Mint Theater Company To Present Benefit Reading of LILIOMMint Theater Company To Present Benefit Reading of LILIOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) will present a rare reading of Ferenc Molnar's Liliom for one night only, on Monday, June 11 at 7pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Sarasota Opera Expands Summer Movie Series In 2018Sarasota Opera Expands Summer Movie Series In 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

???????Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2018 season of 'HD at the Opera House' and "Classic Movies at the Opera House".  This weekly series of filmed performances has allowed Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to year-around. The 2018 "HD at the Opera House" series will open on Sunday, May 20th and run through September 30th and will include presentations of Ballet and Theater from some of the world's most famous venues and companies including the Royal Opera House; Teatro alla Scala in Milan; Royal Shakespeare Company; Vienna State Opera; and the Royal Ballet. Each presentation will begin at 1:30pm. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Announces 2018-2019 SeasonOpera Philadelphia Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

When Opera Philadelphia's inaugural Festival O launched the present season, the opera world responded with a standing ovation, welcoming it as 'one of the most enjoyable additions to the fall calendar in years' (more...)

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