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  1. Italy
  2. Province of Lucca
  3. Lucca

Lucca: Puccini Festival Opera Recitals and Concerts

Product ID: 262952
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Listen to the most beautiful and famous melodies from the master of opera Giacomo Puccini, in a stunning venue with magnificent interpreters and acoustics. This music will move you and give you an experience of a lifetime.
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Duration 1 hour
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  • Enjoy an opera for all listeners from beginners to experts
  • Experience the 2,200-year-old church with stunning acoustics
  • Listen to Puccini's music in the city where he was born and lived
Full description
Be introduced to the Church of San Giovanni, the old Church of the Templars in Lucca that hides the splendid Roman Spa, which can be visited. In the middle of the church, a platform with grand piano, surrounded by panels portraying pictures of Giacomo Puccini taken at different periods of his life, is placed for the singers to perform. 2 professional singers (usually a soprano and tenor) accompanied by a pianist will perform the program of music. Every evening the festival sports varied professional performers and program. The same concert is performed only once in 365 days. 

On Monday, the theme is Mozart and Puccini, with arias, duets, and intermezzos from the masterworks of the two great opera composers. 
On Tuesday, the theme is Puccini's Women, with arias, duets, and intermezzos from the operas of Giacomo Puccini dedicated to women. 
On Wednesday, the theme is Italian Opera Recital, with arias, duets, and intermezzos from operas by Puccini, Verdi, Mascagni, Rossini, Donizetti, and others. 
On Thursday, the theme is Puccini and Verdi, with arias, duets, and intermezzos from the masterworks of the two great opera composers. 
On Friday, the theme is Puccini Opera Gala, with arias and duets from the masterworks of the maestro. 
On Saturday, the theme is A Night at the Opera, with pieces from the opera repertoire from Handel to Puccini including all the major opera composers. 
On Sunday, the theme is Puccini and the traditional Neapolitan songs, with arias from Puccini's operas and the Neapolitan melodies composed when Puccini was alive.
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Meeting point

The Church of San Giovanni, Piazza S. Giovanni, 55100 Lucca. Look for the ticket office outside of the Church.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You are only permitted to take photographs or videos if you do not disturb the audience or performers and you must not use the flash or move around the venue
• There are seats at the end of the church for children and dogs in order to not disturb the audience or performers
• There is no dress code
• There will be an interval of 8 minutes between the first and second half of the concert
• The program finishes at 8:20 PM subject to encores
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Product ID: 262952