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 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...)

Bryant Park presents New York City Opera 5/22 at Bryant ParkBryant Park presents New York City Opera 5/22 at Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Los Elementos by Literes Tuesday, June 13 - La Cenerentola by Rossini Tuesday, August 22 - La Fanciulla del West by Puccini Friday, September 15 - Viva Verdi: Arias and Duets by Verd. Featuring extraordinary performances produced by New York City Opera,  including original hour-long previews of the company's upcoming shows. (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...)

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...)

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...)

Bryant Park Announces 2017 Summer Lineup, Featuring NYC Opera, Contemporary Dance, Emerging Music, Shakespeare and MoreBryant Park Announces 2017 Summer Lineup, Featuring NYC Opera, Contemporary Dance, Emerging Music, Shakespeare and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Bryant Park Corporation announces the schedule for performing arts series Bryant Park Presents. Now celebrating its second year, the series aims to be the most accessible venue in New York City to experience a wide range of extraordinary artists in a beautiful outdoor setting. (more...)

Verismo Opera Presents Tenor Giovanni Simone in AIDA, 4/23Verismo Opera Presents Tenor Giovanni Simone in AIDA, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, a nonprofit organization based in Bergen County, New Jersey, announces tenor Giovanni Simone of Fort Lee, New Jersey will perform the Messenger in the company's grand production of Giuseppe Verdi's classic work, AIDA, on April 23, 2017.  The opera will be performed at 3:00 p.m. at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey.  (more...)

Sondra Radvanovsky To Star In LA Opera's TOSCA, 4/22-5/13Sondra Radvanovsky To Star In LA Opera's TOSCA, 4/22-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

General Director Plácido Domingo has announced final casting details for LA Opera's upcoming production of Giacomo Puccini's thrilling masterpiece, Tosca, conducted by Music Director James Conlon. (more...)


by Clemente Sanchez - Apr 8, 2017

RENT México: Una historia que sigue escribiendo su historia. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 2017 HD AT THE OPERA HOUSE SeriesSarasota Opera Announces 2017 HD AT THE OPERA HOUSE Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2017 season of 'HD at the Opera House'.  This weekly Sunday afternoon series of filmed performances, which debuted in 2014, has allowed Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to year-around. (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for
Women Conductors 2017 San Francisco ReunionDallas Opera Announces The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors 2017 San Francisco Reunion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

In connection with its twenty-year commitment to address a long-standing gender imbalance at podiums throughout the opera world, The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce that this year's annual reunion of the Fellows of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera will take place at the famed War Memorial in San Francisco, California, in partnership with the San Francisco Opera. (more...)

Opera Santa Barbara Concludes Season With Puccini's LA RONDINE, 4/28, 30Opera Santa Barbara Concludes Season With Puccini's LA RONDINE, 4/28, 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Opera Santa Barbara will conclude its 23rd season with the company's premiere production of Giacomo Puccini's sensuous and poignant operetta La Rondine at the historic Granada Theatre on April 28 and 30. Performances will take place at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 28, and at 2:30 pm on Sunday, April 30. Ranging in price from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222.  (more...)

Palm Beach Opera Announces Chorus AuditionsPalm Beach Opera Announces Chorus Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

West Palm Beach, FL - Chorus auditions for Palm Beach Opera's 2018 season will be held on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: MISS SAIGON Gains New Relevance As Americans Debate Refugee IssuesBWW Review: MISS SAIGON Gains New Relevance As Americans Debate Refugee Issues
by Michael Dale - Mar 24, 2017

The helicopter is real this time, as is the Asian heritage of the leading man, as Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's MISS SAIGON lands at the Broadway Theatre once more. Laurence Connor does a solid job of mounting producer Cameron Mackintosh's newest version, with three of its West End stars crossing the Atlantic to make their Broadway debuts. (more...)

Verismo Opera Presents Met Opera's Raul Melo In AIDAVerismo Opera Presents Met Opera's Raul Melo In AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Last performed by the company in 2011 at bergenPAC, Verismo Opera announces tenor Raúl Melo, a guest artist at the Metropolitan Opera for nine seasons, will premiere with the company and perform the role of Radames. (more...)

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