New York City Opera kicks off Celebrating 100 Years of Giacomo Puccini, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the passing of Giacomo Puccini, one of the greatest opera composers in history, and kicks off with Puccini Celebration as part of the Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America on May 31 & June 1, 2024 at 7pm at Bryant Park...

This year 2024 should be considered a milestone of the Italian musical culture because in this year finally it took place the UNESCO’s recognition of the Italian Opera as an immaterial patrimony of the humanity.  In order to celebrate this extraordinary event, our Ministry of Culture, together with Fondazione Opera Lirica di Verona planned a specta...

May 29 2024, 18:00 to 20:00. NYU Brademas Center - Abramson Family Auditorium 1307 L Street NW Washington, DC. The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington, in collaboration with New York University Washington DC, presents “Puccini, My Love”, a jazz concert improvisation by B.I.T. DUO – (Back In Time) on Giacomo Puccini’s music. The concert, which...

Thursday May 09 2024, 18:00 (Local time). Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles - 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Step into the world of Giacomo Puccini as we commemorate 100 years since his passing with an unforgettable celebration. Join us for an evening of discovery and delight, featuring an insightful lecture by James Conlon, Music Di...

What happens when improvisation meets 19th century opera? When jazz meets Puccini? Something incredible and unique happens, giving birth to the project Puccini, My Love by the Italian duo Back-In-Time (B.I.T.). On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of Giacomo Puccini, the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago in collaboration with F...

In a move that underscores the growing global interconnectedness of higher education and the arts, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), based in Boca Raton, Florida, and the Conservatorio Giacomo Puccini in La Spezia, Italy, have officially joined in a partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that promises to enhance the cultural and a...

A young Puccini, a piece that remained "hidden" for a very long time, then available only in unfinished form and, finally, brought back to light recently thanks to the studies of Professor Gabriella Biagi Ravenni of the Centro Studi Puccini, who found it complete in the library of the Conservatorio di Musica "Luigi Boccherini," where the Puccini wa...

Speranza Scappucci is conducting La Rondine, Giacomo Puccini’s “Viennese” Opera, at the Metropolitan Opera until April 20. Scappucci will talk about this little jewel of the Tuscan composer with musicologist Harvey Sachs at the Italian Institute of Culture (686 Park Avenue) on April 8, 6pm. It will also be the occasion to get to know better one of...

On the evening of March 27th, the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosted a concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Maestro Giacomo Puccini. The event, organized with the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, featured a performance by the renowned double bassist Valentina Ciardelli accompanied by...

Florida Grand Opera will conclude its 2023-24 season with the timeless masterpiece, Puccini's La bohème, marking its 12th production of the beloved opera. Set in 1830s Paris, the romantic saga of impoverished artists and their loves captivates audiences once again. Starring Italian tenor Davide Giusti in his American debut as Rodolfo, alongside sop...