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Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival

Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 340 810 6042
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A night of Puccini Opera highlights with soprano and baritone

Very enjoyable! O Sole Mio for encore. Started 10 minutes late but local artists were very engaged... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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A Real Treat!

This is a permanent music festival celebrating primarily the opera of Puccini but includes other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The only festival dedicated to Giacomo Puccini in his native city, Lucca. And the only PERMANENT FESTIVAL in the world, with concerts and events every day of the year, at 19hrs.AND EVERY EVENING WITH VARIED PROFESSIONAL INTERPRETERS AND PROGRAMS For detailed information and programs, please visit our official website
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Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very enjoyable! O Sole Mio for encore. Started 10 minutes late but local artists were very engaged and responsive. Two good piano solos in addition to vocalists. Lasted about an hour. Included a Verdi duet and Mozart duet

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a permanent music festival celebrating primarily the opera of Puccini but includes other composers as well. The setting is intimate and the performances are wonderful. You will recognize many of the melodies even if you have never been to an opera. There are...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

What a lovely way to get a taste of opera. Beautiful casual setting and a varied program of opera with Puccini and Verde on the night we went. Long enough for variety but short enough that the night was still young enough for some dinner...More

1  Thank rplk2017
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We enjoyed the short production. Perfect for the occasional opera fan or even the rare one. All the music is familiar unless you live under a rock. I only occasionally listen to opera or attend live performances in NYC, and this is not a night...More

1  Thank Marianne D
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

One hour of incredible Puccini by a soprano, baritone and pianist. Top talent and just enough opera to create an amazing experience in Lucca! Bellisima!!

1  Thank jan w
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We paid 17 euros per tickets through our hotel. The church was significantly less draughty than many a similar venue we have been to across Europe. We sat on the front row and listened to Puccini's greatest hits sung in Italian by trained Italian opera...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I am not an opera lover or I wasn't before attending this performance in a beautiful acoustically magnificent cathedral. With no amplification the two singers and piano accompaniment filled the air with truly beautiful emotion packed music, arias from several Puccini operas. As an added...More

1  Thank klauster2016
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

After much persuasion our 9 year old daughter agreed to come along as it was only for an hour. We loved it. We are opera novices but the singers were incredible as was the pianist. Setting in the church was beautiful. Even our 9 year...More

1  Thank Alandal23
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you are looking for a wonderful night out to listen to some talented, gifted people and soaring opera in an amazing setting than this is it. It was an absolute delight.

1  Thank Sue P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We were fortunate enough to attend one of their performances this past August! It was the perfect length at just over an hour and the final duet made us wish for more. We were with two friends that had never attended any type of Opera...More

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jmpizzuto
6 December 2017|
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Response from NYCFamily_of_five | Reviewed this property |
Hi - check out their website. It answers all your questions. Are you staying in Lucca? If yes, the hotel can give you info as well.
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AntheaBo
12 September 2017|
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Response from OrmskirkHotpots | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Go on line and you will find all the evening concerts for the dates you are in a Lucca.The concerts last for just one hour each evening. Have a wonderful evening well worth the experience.
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