Tag Archives: Giacomo Puccini

Turandot in Vienna at the Wiener Staatsoper. Also on live streaming!!

Turandot Giacomo Puccini 04. September 2016 19:00-21:30|1 Intermission In his last, unfinished opera, Giacomo Puccini once again takes up the theme of love and death. On the one hand, Turandot, for whose love men have to die, on the other … Continue reading

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TURANDOT at the Opera in Piazza Giuseppe di Stefano

The opera Turandot (1924), which was unfinished at the time of Puccini’s and posthumously completed by Franco Alfano, is a thrilling fairy tale intensifying into myth. It is the story of the legendary ice-cold princess, Turandot, beautiful beyond compare, who … Continue reading

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La Boheme in Los Angeles

Our beloved production of a timeless classic, reveling in the cinematic romance of Paris, concludes our mainstage season of masterpieces. Fall in love again with La Bohème’s unforgettable blend of riveting theater and achingly beautiful music as we follow the … Continue reading

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Turandot on Sidney Harbour

A story of a death-marked love told with salt in the air, light on the sails and the city skyline reflected in your glass. In 2016, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour presents Turandot: a story of a death-marked love told with salt in the air, … Continue reading

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Madama Butterfly at the National Theatre in Prague

Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica Musical preparation: Martin Leginus Conductor: Martin Leginus Stage director: Jiří Heřman Sets: Jiří Heřman, Jan Lukášek Costumes: Alexandra Grusková Motion cooperation: Light-design: Daniel Tesař Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Dramaturgy: , Ondřej Hučín “Butterfly” is indisputably … Continue reading

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Manon Lescaut at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC with Roberto Alagna and Kristine Opolais

Soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Roberto Alagna join forces in Puccini’s obsessive love story. Opolais sings the title role of the country girl who transforms herself into a Parisian temptress, while Alagna is the dashing student who desperately woos her. … Continue reading

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Madama Butterfly in Marseille

Madama Butterfly GIACOMO PUCCINI Wednesday March 16th, 2016 > 8:00PM Friday March 18th, 2016 > 8:00PM Sunday March 20th, 2016 > 2:30PM Tuesday March 22nd, 2016 > 8:00PM Thursday March 24th, 2016 > 8:00PM No one ever tires of Puccini … Continue reading

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Madame Butterfly at the Los Angeles Opera

Production new to LA. A love that knows no boundaries goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. What begins as an idyllic liaison in an enchanting land of cherry blossoms turns into the wrenching tragedy of … Continue reading

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La Boheme in Belgium

‘La jeunesse n’a qu’un temps (youth comes only once)’ wrote the poet Henri Murger in 1862. Thirty-four years later, Puccini took his inspiration from Murger’s Scènes de la vie de bohème in composing La Bohème. The story of the four … Continue reading

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La bohème at the Hungarian State Opera

Giacomo Puccini La bohème Opera in two parts, four acts, in Italian, with Hungarian and English surtitles Some operas are legendary. None more so than Puccini’s work telling the tale of young bohemians in Paris, in which one of the … Continue reading

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