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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
Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:30
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Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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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
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
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
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
andrea c, Direttore generale at Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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)?
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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
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
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.