PUCCINI'S MONTH - PUCCINI PRIZE

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The anniversary of Giacomo Puccini's death and birthday is celebrated in Versilia, in the places that the composer loved most, throughout a whole month, with exhibitions, concerts, conferences and commemorative events. On the occasion of the festival will be awarded  the 47th Giacomo Puccini prize at the Auditorium Enrico Caruso of the Gran Teatro Puccini, a prestigious aknowledgement that the Puccini Festival Foundation tributes every year to artists working in the field of opera, whose career marks memorable performances of the masterpieces by Giacomo Puccini.

 

Thursday November 29, 2018
Memorial Day - 94th anniversary of Giacomo Puccini's death

at 4.00 pm San Marco Church | Torre del Lago Puccini
Traditional Mass, procession and tribute to the monument and to the Maestro's tomb with the participation of the Giacomo Puccini choir of Torre del Lago in collaboration with the Simonetta Puccini foundation
at 9.00 pm Teatro Jenco | Viareggio
4th Puccini Academy Award by the Friends of the Puccini Festival - Celebrations of the centenary of the Trittico Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini (in concert and in costume) Solisti Puccini Academy, * tickets: € 15.00

Saturday 8 December, 2018
at 9.00 pm Church SS. Annunziata | Viareggio
Concert of sacred arias by the Puccini Academy

Sunday December 9, 2018
at 5.00 pm Auditorium Enrico Caruso | Torre del Lago Puccini
From Kabul to Camerino, from Viareggio - Concert to support the project for the reconstruction of the Camerino Music School destroyed by an earthquake with the Puccini Festival Orchestra | Rita Cucè piano, music by Mozart, Mirkovič Alberto Veronesi conductor in collaboration with Steingraeber & Sohne pianos, Bayreuth. Free admission - offers to support the project are welcome

Friday, December 14, 2018
at 9.00 pm Auditorium Enrico Caruso | Torre del Lago Puccini
XLVII Puccini Award leads Alfonso Signorini
Celebrations of the centenary of the Trittico Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini (in semi-classical form) Solisti Puccini Academy Andrea Solinas conductor Orchestra of the Puccini Festival * tickets: € 19.00

Saturday December 15, 2018
at 9.00 pm Auditorium Enrico Caruso | Torre del Lago Puccini
J. S. Bach: Sans Souci with Massimo Mercelli flute | Ramin Bahrami piano music by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Nyman in collaboration with Steingraeber & Sohne pianos, Bayreuth * tickets: € 12.00

Sunday December 16, 2018
from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm Gran Teatro Giacomo Puccini | Torre del Lago Puccini
First regional day of training and review of the junior bands organized by Anbima Toscana. Free entry.
at 5.00 pm Museo della Marineria | Viareggio
Listen, even the sea breathes ... Opera concert Solisti Puccini Academy. Free entry.

Happy Birthday, Maestro!
Saturday, December 22, 2018

at 4.00 pm | Premiere at the Auditorium Enrico Caruso | Torre del Lago Puccini
When Giacomino saved Maestro Puccini's piano (and many other things). Performance by Simone Dini Gandini in collaboration with the Orchestra dei Piccoli Pomeriggi Musicali of Milan, tickets:  € 5.00 (out of subscription)
at 9.00 pm Auditorium Enrico Caruso | Torre del Lago Puccini
Celebrations of the centenary of the Trittico Il Tabarro | Paraphrase at the piano by and with Sandro Ivo Bartoli
Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini, arias chosen the Puccini Academy in collaboration with Steingraeber & Sohne pianos, Bayreuth, * tickets: € 10.00

* combined ticket for 4 concerts € 43.00

Tuesday, January 1, 2019
at 12.00 pm Eden Theater | Viareggio
New Year's Concert with music by Verdi, Rossini, Puccini, Bizet, Donizetti, Strauss Jr by the Soloists of the «Opera Course» Project Orchestra della Toscana | Maurizio Agostini director, free admission by reservation.

 

PUCCINI'S MONTH - XLVII PUCCINI PRIZE
Viareggio, Fraz. Torre del Lago, Gran Teatro G. Puccini
29 November 2018/1 January 2019

More information

Fondazione Puccini Festival

via delle Torbiere, Torre del Lago Puccini, Viareggio
www.puccinifestival.it
Biglietteria: tel. +39 0584 359322 - fax +39 0584 350277 -  ticketoffice@puccinifestival.it
 
Tourist information office
Viale Carducci, 10 - Viareggio
www.luccaturismo.it
tel. +39 0584 962233 - info@luccaturismo.it 
 

 

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06/11/2018