Giacomo Puccini Festival – Torre del Lago
In July and August Giacomo Puccini operas at the Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago, Tuscany
The festival takes place in Torre del Lago Puccini, in Viareggio, in the Province of Lucca, where the Italian composer spent most of his life.
The opening concert of this 64th edition, is scheduled for July 6th, 2018 while the operas representations begin on July 14th with the Turandot and will ens on August 25th with Il Trittico, the name of the three operas brought together in a single musical act: Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi.
In addition to Turandot, on stage other famous operas by Puccini: Tosca, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, La Bohème The last one is The Triptych which was represented for the first time just 100 years ago (December 1918, New York).
Torre del Lago is closely linked to Giacomo Puccini, who here lived and composed some of his most famous operas, such as La Bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly.
His house, Villa Puccini, is located on the belvedere of Lake Massaciuccoli and hosts Puccini Museum, where it is possible to admire many memorabilia and relics of the Italian composer.
By the time Puccini Festival has become an important international event, that attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world. Under the direction of important orchestra directors, the participants can listen to the big opera artists singing the masterpieces of the great artist from Lucca.
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