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Composer: Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)

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Year of birth1858
Year of death1924
NationalityItaly
PeriodRomantic
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LondonTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Becca Marriott; Philippa Boyle; Roger Paterson; Martin Lindau

ValenciaMadama ButterflyNew Production

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Diego Matheuz; Emilio López; Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia; Liana Aleksanyan; Sergio Escobar; Rodrigo Esteves; Nozomi Kato

ZürichTosca

Puccini: Tosca
Paolo Carignani; Robert Carsen; Zurich Opera; Anthony Ward; Anja Harteros; Brian Jagde

GothenburgThe Seven Deadly Sins & Gianni Schicchi

Weill, Puccini
Antony Hermus; David Radok; Göteborg Opera; Alexander Hanson; Lars-Åke Thessman; Edda Magnason; Alexander Grove

BerlinTosca

Puccini: Tosca
John Fiore; Boleslaw Barlog; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Evan Rogister; Filippo Sanjust; Liudmyla Monastyrska
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Dyka and Antonenko shine in an extravagant Turandot at the Met

The Met succeeded in casting two strong singers for the difficult lead roles of Puccini's final opera. 
***11
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Angel Blue impresses in her Met debut in an enthralling Bohème

A revival of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1981 production was graced by an impressive case, including the Met debut of soprano Angel Blue. 
***11
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Asmik Grigorian returns to Stockholm as a moving Manon Lescaut

The Lithuanian soprano makes a most welcome return to the Kungliga Operan as one of the most tragic and beloved of Puccini's heroines. 
****1
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A curiously uninvolving Tosca in Darmstadt

This Tosca had many good things in it but was ultimately over-intellectuallised and uninvolving
***11
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A colorful Turandot opens the San Francisco Opera season

San Francisco Opera's Turandot is a feast for the eyes and ears, but the drama falls flat.
***11
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