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Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival

Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 340 810 6042
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Puccini concert in Lucca

A delightful surprise at the lovely Church of San Giovanni in Lucca, Italy--a Puccini concert... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
An excellent evening of culture

This is a great venue where you can see really talented opera singers performing Puccini... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 detailed information and programs, please visit our official website
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Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 340 810 6042
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A delightful surprise at the lovely Church of San Giovanni in Lucca, Italy--a Puccini concert performed by beautiful local talent. I believe the performers are music students. The quality is big city concert hall worthy. A selection of music is performed, some pieces by Puccini...More

1  Thank rico964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great venue where you can see really talented opera singers performing Puccini classics. Very nice venue and not at all expensive

1  Thank BurgessJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucca is heaven for music lovers with a Puccini concert every night as well as the free recitals given by the music schools. The pianist, Diego Fiorini, is a master. And we especially enjoyed the soprano, Silvana Froli and the tenor, Simone Frediani. The programme...More

1  Thank GJune44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here every time we come to Lucca. You do not have to be an opera buff it is beautiful music and the performance lasts about an hour finishing at about 8:15pm - just in time for dinner

1  Thank Frank692
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love opera and you are in Lucca this is a "must do". The artists and music change daily. We chose a night of Puccini with a tenor, a soprano, and a pianist. They were all incredibly talented and performed beautifully on a hot...More

3  Thank Marcia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our recent stay in Lucca we went to this concert every evening. The singers were different every night as was the programme. The pianist also played two pieces most nights. The setting was perfect and the singing and acoustics wonderful. The concert was over...More

3  Thank Judy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An hour long show and great performances by one male and one female singers accompanied by a pianist. Great value!

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great evening. Sitting in this lovely church. Hearing arias from Puccini And Verdi. A tenor and an amazing soprano. Prize is fair . Fir 20 euroes it is wirth every penny. Dont miss it

2  Thank Ran L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on our first night and ended up going the next night.. To be honest if we had stayed more nights in Lucca we would of gone every night. 1 Hours of beautiful opera. Even if you are not an opera fan, please...More

Thank nikki25104
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this so much I ended up going back the next night, which was even better. The setting is beautifully simple, the acoustics are fabulous and the people are down to earth and funny. I wish I could go every night.

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June 30, 2017|
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Response from Paula L | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. The setting is a small chapel/church with no room to stage a full performance. The recitals are lovely.
December 18, 2016|
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Response from sandflopper j | Reviewed this property |
Yes every night at around 1900hrs
November 27, 2016|
Response from andrea c | Property representative |
Dear Mr Chip, in june 2017, the recitals with piano and soloists will be EVERY DAY AT 19HRS (7pm) at the CHIESA DI SAN GIOVANNI, THE FULL ORCHESTRA will be playing on SATURDAY 3RD JUNE - at 21.15 (9.15 pm - at the CHIESA DI... More
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