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Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival

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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...more
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Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 340 810 6042
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All reviews every night diego fiorini wonderful evening opera singers beautiful music san giovanni church standing ovation great acoustics italian opera o sole mio piano player talented performers wonderful performance nessun dorma spend an evening old church front row
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Lovely night at an opera recital. We had a great time. The music was splendid. The guy in the audience two rows ahead of me with the hiking boots and shorts in the t-shirt was a short distraction, but Thanks for reinforcing stereotypes. So, no...More

1  Thank Eddie L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A frankly lame, but perhaps well-intended to allow visitors to experience most of Verdi's operas, in chronological and therefore developmental order, by playing recordings in sequential rooms "decorated" with impressionistic reproductions of the corresponding theater sets from particular performances, some of which were historically significant....More

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andrea c, Direttore generale at Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Sir I am Andrea Colombini, General Manager of the PUCCINI E LA SUA LUCCA ITNERNATIONAL FESTIVAL. Are you sure you visited OUR ATTRACTION (concerts of Puccini >Music in the setting of the Church of San Giovanni in Lucca)? Reading your comment, it is more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE thing to do if you visit Lucca. We had a very nice time, enjoyed the music, and learned about Puccini and opera.The church is newly restored and the acoustics were great. If we have the good fortune to get back to Lucca...More

2  Thank JohnandMarylou
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to like about this. It’s just an hour so it’s like a little aperitivo before dinner. The evening mixes well known pieces with more obscure ones - works for opera buffs and newbies alike. But the quality of the singers is what really...More

1  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The talent in this permanent festival was worth the price of admission. As we had never experienced opera before, it was a great introduction and was truly awe-inspiring. The performances were perfect. The soprano on the night we went was incredible.

1  Thank dgthebee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lucca is another great Tuscan town. Very historic and old. The birth place of Puccini. Great place to visit. Great food and shops Go on tour own or a private tour, no big bus tours.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fabulous experience! It was inexpensive and the quality of entertainment was top! The venue was lovely also.

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1  Thank Jet717216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to be honest, we were in Lucca for a couple of days and had no idea about Puccini being the local superstar! I decided, although not a huge opera fan, I should really try this amazing nightly concert. It was fabulous. I booked...More

2  Thank RainbirdEngland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. It takes place inside an old church which always creates a special atmosphere and unique acoustics. The performers were great and even though we don't speak Italian, and we're not a usual guests at the opera, it was a very...More

1  Thank ItayV6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful tenor, emotive mezzosoprano, and competent pianist performed works by Puccini, Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi,, Bizet, and Mascagni. Very well attended and entertaining evening in aid of restoring the church that serves as the venue for the performances. Get tickets on the steps of the church...More

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2 September 2018|
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Response from Gooramadda | Reviewed this property |
It is Puccini’s music sung by opera singers accompanied by a pianist.
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4 June 2018|
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Response from balloonmouse | Reviewed this property |
Hmm, not sure. If they are very musical and Ok with sitting very quietly? I have only been a few times and didn’t see young children there.
17 March 2018|
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Response from jan w | Reviewed this property |
I think it's as the comment before this. This Puccini concert was a wonderful memory for us! I hope it works out for the train.