The Traverse City Wine & Opera Festival will present "Tutto Puccini!" at 7 p.m. at the City Opera House in Traverse City.   The event is offered by founders Silvio "Tony" Ciccone and Mario Tabone, featuring Bellini Opera Theatre performers mezzo soprano Lisa Agazzi, tenor Aaron Caruso, soprano Eva Evola, baritone Dino Valle, soprano Kari...

The Capitol Heights Lyric Opera Ensemble of New York City will present a program of Italian love songs at the Clarence Dillon Public Library on Sunday, Oct. 6. The program will begin at 2 pm. Great opera arias of Verdi and Puccini as well as Neapolitan ballads will be performed by three members of the Ensemble.   The program will take place...

Opera composer Giacomo Puccini was a talented, tall, dark and handsome Italian man with a flair for fashion. The ladies loved him. His fans adored him. But under that smart top-hat was a mind full of misgivings.   "You hear this stunning music and you think, this man must have been the most confident person in the world. And yet, h...

Saturday, Jul 13 8:00pMore dates & times (1) Colony TheaterMiami Beach, FL Two One Act Operas with music by Giacomo Puccini. Il Tabarro (The Cloak) is a drama evolved from a love triangle that ends tragically.Gianni Schicchi is a classic comedy based on a character mentioned in Dante's Inferno from "La Divina Commedia" that is characterized...

The opera "Tosca" by Puccini, is known for its gorgeous music, piercing violence, dramatic plot and dynamic characterizations. What is less familiar to Americans is that "Tosca" is the backdrop for a brilliant satire written by Franca Valeri, an influential, contemporary Italian woman playwright.   Valeri employs the plot line, main characte...

This year's Bard SummerScape will focus on the music and culture of Italy, specifically opera composer Giacomo Puccini. The 27th annual SummerScape, from July 1 to Aug. 14 at Bard College, will feature music, opera, theater, dance, film and cabaret keyed to the theme "Puccini and His World."   Included will be a rare, fully staged produ...

Seattle-This January, Seattle Opera heats up the winter with one of the most fiery melodramas of all time: Tosca. In this tale, an opera diva must save the man she loves from the clutches of the lecherous police chief whose lust for the leading lady is as strong as his hunger for power.   The ultimate, high-stakes love triangle takes audienc...

Opening march 2nd, Intensely romantic and beguiling Manon Lescaut is the first tragic heroine in a long list of Puccini favorites. Patricia Racette makes her role debut in John Pascoe's "impassioned, sensual production" (Baltimore Sun). Sentenced by her parents to a life in the convent, Manon escapes to Paris with her young lover, the student Chev...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera) celebrates the Year of Italian Culture in America with its new production of Giacomo Puccini's Suor Angelica and Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana. Verismo Opera presents the grand production live with a full cast on Sunday, October 20, 3:00 p.m., at the Bergen Performing Arts Center...

Andrà in scena alla Detroit Opera House dal 10 al 18 maggio p.v. Turandot di Giacomo Puccini, che chiuderà la stagione operistica primaverile.   Nel cast figurano due artisti italiani: il soprano abruzzese Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi che interpreterà la parte di Liu e il giovane direttore d'orchestra viareggino Valerio Galli....