Artists &
Arts Orgs.

Your fans have probably started a page for you already!

Sign up as a Partner to claim your page or start a new page.

Giacomo Puccini, Composer
249 fans
(1858 - 1924).  Italian composer, especially of opera.  He came from a musical family, first studying piano and organ, and eventually enrolling at the Milan Conservatory.  After seeing a performance of Verdi's "Aida", he decided to dedicate himself to opera. His first success was "Manon Lescaut", followed by his masterpiece "La Boheme".  His "Tosca", "Madama Butterfly", and "Gianni Schicchi", and his final unfinished work "Turandot" are among his greatest operas. His ability to create vivid...
Read More... |
Top Works   click for more info
Play/Queue Download
Passion, Politics, Puccini; Five Aspects of Tosca N/A
Introduction (0:45) N/A
Dramatis Personae (3:19) N/A
Rome as Canvas (9:58) N/A
Sardou, Puccini, & the Historical Background (14:15) N/A
A Musical Dynasty in Lucca (12:20) N/A
Giacomo Puccini, the Fifth Generation (25:10) N/A
Verismo (8:57) N/A
Composer & Librettist (11:35) N/A
Singing Tosca (14:41) N/A
Performing Tosca (11:59) N/A
Act I (9:32) N/A
Act II (11:29) N/A
Act III (5:09) N/A
Summary (4:39) N/A
Puccini: "Nessun Dorma" from Turandot
"Nessun Dorma" from Turandot (3:29) N/A
Puccini: Tosca
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Recording Date: Mon 1 Jun 1953
2017-18 Season Preview: Tosca (18:30) N/A
Puccini: I Crisantemi for String Quartet
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Pacifica Quartet
I Crisantemi for String Quartet (7:06) N/A
Buzz      All | Blogs | News | Podcasts
50 Best Placido Domingo Arias! Placido Domingo (tenor) This 3-CD set contains 50 tracks featuring one of the greatest tenors of this age: ...
2 years ago | Read More |
"Baritone Franco Pomponi, who could have just as easily walked off a Coen brothers set, played the stern and cold sheriff Jack Rance. Always dresse...
3 years ago | Read More |
"Mr. Pomponi’s Rance was delicious. Playing a sheriff with ulterior motives, yet yielding to what is essentially right, Mr. Pomponi was spot on."
3 years ago | Read More |
5 years ago | Read More |
Top Compositions
Chosen by most performances
6 Oct 2018
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
9 Oct 2018
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
12 Oct 2018
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts