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Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival

Open today: 10:00 - 20:30
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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...more
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Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 340 810 6042
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of a Puccini recital in the Church of San Giovanni, Lucca. A truly amazing and memorable experience. The quality of the performers was excellent. Set in a Cathedral dating back to 1 BC was something to behold. The organisation was excellent...More

1  Thank WardSandA
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a treat this was! An hour of Puccini classics sung by the world's best, in constant rotation so that no two nights are alike. The atmosphere and acoustics of the church are perfect and it's only an hour long so it makes it accessible...More

1  Thank William W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a superb evening. Went three times during my 10 days in Lucca. Each performance different, lead singers changed; and ohh what quality; piano player constant. Each performance spontaneous standing ovations to rapturous applause. Lovely cheerful happy encores followed. If you get to Lucca and...More

1  Thank Dez007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Saturday night Oprah performance and it was wonderful, the tenor and mezzo soprano were brilliant and the Pianoforte superb. The acoustics in the church are wonderful and this is really the "music of the gods"

1  Thank vinblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time we have ever been to An opera type event and we both loved it. We recognised some of the songs but even the ones we didn’t were fantastic. I had goosebumps at nessun dorma and o sole mio. The soprano especially was fantastic....More

1  Thank adrian-73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing so much about Puccini and being familiar with his operas, we had to see this performance. It was a little shaky in the beginning but the performers settled down and their show turned out to be excellent. To listen to Italian opera singers...More

1  Thank t0ky0m0m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful presentTion of some of Puccini's most memorable pieces. The soprano, tenor, and pianist were outstanding. We had to come back for a second year!

1  Thank 213bobs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck , wow amazing voices and performance by the pianist you must go such a wonderful experience

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue and the singers were tremendous but the 7pm start didn’t happen till around 720-this May sound petty but in the heat it was oppressive It didn’t spoil our enjoyment really but the price of 25 euros for less than an hours entertainment was...More

Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course this was a fantastic opportunity to hear beautiful music with superb singers. Many people have written about this attraction, and we would agree that this is not to be missed. However, despite have checked (and doubled checked) that there was access for the...More

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2 September 2018|
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Response from Lorraine T | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are excerpts from Puccini operas and other composers Singers are tremendously talented and the venue is stunning with amazing acoustic quality
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3 June 2018|
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Response from balloonmouse | Reviewed this property |
Hmm, not sure. If they are very musical and Ok with sitting very quietly? I have only been a few times and didn’t see young children there.
17 March 2018|
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Response from jan w | Reviewed this property |
I think it's as the comment before this. This Puccini concert was a wonderful memory for us! I hope it works out for the train.