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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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MadridLa bohèmeNew Production

Puccini: La bohème
Paolo Carignani; Richard Jones; Teatro Real; Stewart Laing; Stephen Costello; Piero Pretti; Anita Hartig

AmsterdamLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Andrea Battistoni; Benedict Andrews; Dutch National Opera; Johannes Schütz; Victoria Behr; Sergey Romanovsky; Eleonora Buratto

ZürichMadama ButterflyNew Production

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Daniele Rustioni; Ted Huffman; Zurich Opera; Michael Levine; Annemarie Woods; Svetlana Aksenova; Judith Schmid

LondonPuzzle Piece Opera presents Cinderella

Mozart, Verdi, Offenbach, Strauss II, Rossini, Puccini
Unknown; Puzzle Piece Opera; Eleanor Strutt

BudapestLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Balázs Kocsár; Kálmán Nádasdy; Hungarian State Opera; János Kovács; Gusztáv Oláh; Tivadar Márk; Boldizsár László
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A Mimì to die for: La bohème in Adelaide

Co-Opera have discovered some treasures of young talent in this carefully crafted La bohème, none more so than Victoria Coxhill, who sang an outstanding Mimì.
****1
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A Turandot to remember in San Francisco

Despite a strong vocal and orchestral performance, David Hockney's sets are still the main draw for San Francisco Opera's Turandot
****1
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A musically gorgeous Bohème in Amsterdam

Gifted conductor Andrea Battistoni and a vocally seductive cast made this revival of Benedict Andrews’s flawed La bohème a musical triumph.
****1
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Death in Florence: Zemlinsky and Puccini at DNO

An unlikely coupling of one-act operas by Zemlinsky and Puccini bears fruit in a staging that reveals their thematic parallels while leaving their obvious differences on show.
****1
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Weak leads sink beautiful Met Butterfly

 “The Minghella Butterfly” has physically lost none of its luster, but the singing did not live up to the staging.
***11
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