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Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival

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Address: Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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+39 340 810 6042
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10:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 20:30
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The only festival dedicated to Giacomo Puccini in his native city, Lucca....

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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Enjoyed the evening so much we booked again for the following day!

We attended concerts on two nights running and on both occasions we experienced wonderful performances. Beautiful music! The tenor and the pianist were the same on both nights... read more

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We attended concerts on two nights running and on both occasions we experienced wonderful performances. Beautiful music! The tenor and the pianist were the same on both nights with a different soprano on each night. All very professional performances. The acoustics and atmosphere in the church venue are excellent. It made our stay in Lucca extra special.

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Solon, Iowa, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our tour guide suggested we go to this concert and it was an excellent concert! A soprano, a tenor, and a pianist gave us an hour of Puccini, Verdi, and others. All performers were professionals; we enjoyed the time spent in a 12th century church in Puccini's hometown.

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Pensacola, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a treat to enjoy this quality of performance for a small amount of money. Beautiful music in a 12th century church- program is about an hour and the night we went there was a soprano, tenor and pianist. This festival is held every night of the year with a different performance so you could go every night of your... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience with the Puccini evening was not on a par with those reported on TA recently, due in the main to the brevity of the concert and the relatively high prices charged. The chiesa venue in Lucca is excellent and the quality of the performers in absolutely fine - we like Puccini and enjoy his arias and other music.... More 

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andrea c, Direttore generale at Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival, responded to this review

Dear Sirs I am Andrea Colombini, the Artistic Director of the Puccini e la sua Lucca Festival. First of all, thank you for taking your time to review our Festival. Your words will be useful to further improve our activity. There are however some facts I would like to remark: a) when you buy tickets for the Performance, you always... More 

Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent singers and pianist. Interesting short pieces by Verdi and Puccini. Located inside a beautiful, simple old church with fantastic ceiling. Two sets of performances separated by a 15 minute interval. A great experience in the early evening - leaving time for dinner afterward. E18 ticket price seemed very reasonable.

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andrea c, Direttore generale at Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I am Andrea Colombini, the Chairman and Artistic Director of the Puccini e la sua Lucca Festival. Thank you for taking time to review our Festival and its concerts. Your ideas and comments were highly appreciated. One simple question: reading your review, one might have the impression you greatly enjoyed it and it was an excellent event. Your... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful evening of opera in a beautiful setting. A pianist, tenor, and soprano, all professional talent. A must attend if in Lucca.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a beautiful hour, nice and short and would be a wonderful introduction to opera and Puccini for anyone who hasn't seen an opera before. The performers were top notch!

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NW Suburb of Chicago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a season ticket holder of the local lyric opera, this is one activity that I would not miss while in Lucca. I wrote to them and registered several weeks before departure. I was a bit put off as the ticket guy had no notion of registered guests and gave us no discount as promised in their website. The quality... More 

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed this concert... the location and performance were fantastic! Well worth the money!

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Pittenweem, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Puccini e sua Lucca is a permanent festival, which is to say that they do a concert pretty much every night consisting of works by Puccini and (perhaps) another composer: Verdi, when we were there. The singers are all professional or aspiring-professional Italian artists, which means that the quality is outstanding. The setting is an intimate chapel, which just adds... More 

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