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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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Well worth a visit if you are in Lucca

These nightly concerts of Puccini's work are held in a lovely old church and are the perfect thing to do before a leisurely dinner in one of Lucca's many excellent restaurants... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

These nightly concerts of Puccini's work are held in a lovely old church and are the perfect thing to do before a leisurely dinner in one of Lucca's many excellent restaurants. The concerts are held every night and feature professional male and female opera singers accompanied by a wonderful pianist. Each night features a different aspect of Puccini's work. I... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this event. The prices are really honest, and they are self-funded. The program changes every evening, and the director of the festival is very friendly and cultivated. Probably the best entertainment in Lucca during the evening. It is worth paying a visit, you will enjoy it very much and you will be supporting the Italian arts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I was absolutely blown away by the Puccini concert in Lucca. I didn't even know half of the songs that were sung and to be quite honest, I'm not too into opera singing as well - but my gosh, it was outstanding. I went on two nights of the week during my stay in Lucca as I enjoyed it so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

On the evening we went there was just a tenor and a baritone with piano accompaniment. It was absolutely brilliant. We came out of there with our hearts bursting with joy. Gabriele Spina the baritone was superb. I could have listened to him all night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I love Puccini and Verdi, so we had to attend one of the scheduled performances. As we went in November, which is off-season, they only had performances Thursday and Saturday evening. We bought tickets earlier in the day at the Information center. You can also purchase tickets at the church where the performance is held. Tickets go on sale and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Not a opera lover but performance was outstanding went to dress rehearsal place was packed on a wed after the performance is about 2/3 hours so you should plan worth it if you have to go

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

To be able to sit in an exquisite old church with pillars soaring three+ storeys above .....AND to listen and watch singers performing Puccini , Verdi and other arias is indeed a breathtaking experience !!! The seating is limited, so the entire performance is very intimate...one is within a short distance to the singers who stand on a slightly raised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This venue receives five stars from us, inexpensive, quality musicians, the tenore, Simone Frediana, was outstanding. Small venue, excellent accoutics. The O Sole Mio encore had the audience on their feet.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Can really recommend a visit. An excellent choice of music with really great performers. During the winter season the venue is a small and intimate setting which really adds to the occasion. This is the best thing in Lucca, do not miss it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I think the performance was overall great. The male singer wasn't as strong on his first song but certainly picked up. The female was amazing and showed emotion while singing adding another element. She was better than he was but it is no offence to him implied just she had a great standard. Certainly should pop down around 6:50 grab... More 

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