Tag Archives: Giacomo Puccini

TOSCA at Florida Grand Opera

TOSCA Music by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica “Poetry and again poetry; tenderness mixed with pain; sensuality; a drama surprising and burning; and a rocketing finale.” ―Giacomo Puccini The passionate and beautiful singer, Floria Tosca, is … Continue reading

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MANON LESCAUT in Baden Baden

Festspielhouse Baden Baden Presents: Puccini: MANON LESCAUT Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Simon Rattle Sat., 12. April 2014, 18:00 o’clock Wed., 16. April 2014, 18:00 o’clock Mon., 21. April 2014, 18:00 o’clock  Eva-Maria Westbroek © pr A rococo beauty who … Continue reading

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Opera National de Paris

MADAMA BUTTERFLY GIACOMO PUCCINI March 12, 2014 MADAME BUTTERFLY, JAPANESE TRAGEDY IN THREE ACTS (1904) MUSIC BY GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924) LIBRETTO BY LUIGI ILLICA AND GIUSEPPE GIACOSA BASED ON THE PLAY BY DAVID BELASCO, ADAPTED FROM A SHORT STORY BY JOHN LUTHER … Continue reading

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY IN OTTAWA, CANADA

Opera Lyra Ottawa Presents: MADAMA BUTTERFLY By Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica & Giuseppe Giacosa April 19, 21, 23, & 26, 2014 8:00 PM National Arts Centre Southam Hall Ottawa One of the most famous and beautiful operas of all … Continue reading

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LA BOHEME in Manitoba

PRESENTS:   Saturday, April 5, 8pmTuesday, April 8, 7pmFriday, April 11, 8pm Music by Giacomo PucciniLibretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi IllicaSung in Italian with projected English translations. They’re young, in love, and in Paris Embrace one of the most … Continue reading

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New Orleans Opera presents “La bohème”

 presents: Puccini’s La bohème April 4, 2014 – 8:00 PM April 6, 2014 – 2:30 PM Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts  UNDERSTAND EVERY WORD Sung in Italian with English texts projected above the stage. Starving artists in love … Continue reading

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CALGARY OPERA Presents “Madame Butterfly”

CALGARY OPERA Presents: “Madame Butterfly” Giacomo Puccini New Production It’s the beginning of the 20th century, and the young geisha Cio-cio-san has just married an American Navy Officer, Lieutenant Pinkerton. They have scarcely celebrated their wedding night when Pinkerton must … Continue reading

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FLORIDA GRAND OPERA Presents “TOSCA”

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA Presents Tosca Giacomo Puccini This opera favorite recounts the melodramatic story of a beautiful opera singer, Floria Tosca, and a lecherous police chief, Baron Scarpia, who unleashes a lustful plan. The tale plays out to a murderous … Continue reading

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“Turandot” in Utah

UTAH OPERA PRESENTS: CAPITOL THEATRE MARCH 15, 17, 19, 21 2014 (7:30 PM) MARCH 23, 2014 (2 PM) Turandot is Puccini’s “cruel princess.” She is vain, icy, and seemingly incapable of love. In keeping with her impenetrable persona, she announces … Continue reading

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FLORIDA GRAND OPERA Presents “TOSCA”

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA Presents: Tosca Giuseppe Verdi This opera favorite recounts the melodramatic story of a beautiful opera singer, Floria Tosca, and a lecherous police chief, Baron Scarpia, who unleashes a lustful plan. The tale plays out to a murderous … Continue reading

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