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Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival

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“diego fiorini”(46 reviews)
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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All reviews every night diego fiorini wonderful evening opera singers beautiful music standing ovation great acoustics italian opera o sole mio san giovanni church piano player nessun dorma talented performers wonderful performance front row old church spend an evening
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Reviewed yesterday

I planned to come to Lucca for a two-day trip to see this highly-rated attraction. However, when checking in today I was told the performances are now only 3 days per week, and that there is NO PERFORMANCE on the 2 days I am here....More

Thank hkjeffbradley
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are ever early for a concert make it this one and grab a front row seat. If you have no knowledge or appreciation for opera before you go in, you will leave ever so thankful you attended. The night we went the talent...More

1  Thank Steven C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real taste of Italy and a wonderful evenings entertainment. Strongly recommended for all and not just opera addicts. The tenor, the soprano and the pianist were all great

1  Thank Inspire573884
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely night at an opera recital. We had a great time. The music was splendid. The guy in the audience two rows ahead of me with the hiking boots and shorts in the t-shirt was a short distraction, but Thanks for reinforcing stereotypes. So, no...More

Thank Eddie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A frankly lame, but perhaps well-intended to allow visitors to experience most of Verdi's operas, in chronological and therefore developmental order, by playing recordings in sequential rooms "decorated" with impressionistic reproductions of the corresponding theater sets from particular performances, some of which were historically significant....More

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andrea c, Direttore generale at Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir I am Andrea Colombini, General Manager of the PUCCINI E LA SUA LUCCA ITNERNATIONAL FESTIVAL. Are you sure you visited OUR ATTRACTION (concerts of Puccini >Music in the setting of the Church of San Giovanni in Lucca)? Reading your comment, it is more...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is THE thing to do if you visit Lucca. We had a very nice time, enjoyed the music, and learned about Puccini and opera.The church is newly restored and the acoustics were great. If we have the good fortune to get back to Lucca...More

2  Thank JohnandMarylou
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

So much to like about this. It’s just an hour so it’s like a little aperitivo before dinner. The evening mixes well known pieces with more obscure ones - works for opera buffs and newbies alike. But the quality of the singers is what really...More

1  Thank Martin B
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The talent in this permanent festival was worth the price of admission. As we had never experienced opera before, it was a great introduction and was truly awe-inspiring. The performances were perfect. The soprano on the night we went was incredible.

1  Thank dgthebee
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Lucca is another great Tuscan town. Very historic and old. The birth place of Puccini. Great place to visit. Great food and shops Go on tour own or a private tour, no big bus tours.

Thank jello692017
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This was a fabulous experience! It was inexpensive and the quality of entertainment was top! The venue was lovely also.

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2 September 2018|
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Response from Gooramadda | Reviewed this property |
It is Puccini’s music sung by opera singers accompanied by a pianist.
Meiling F
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.