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The Arena of today and tomorrow

While Cecilia Gasdia, Sovrintendente of the Fondazione Arena di Verona, is touring the major cities to present the 2024 programme of the famous Verona Arena Festival, the 2025 season has already been announced. 2024, the great Puccini year, will of course include the masterpieces Tosca, Turandot and a new Bohème, as well as the eagerly […]

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Verona Arena 2024, 101, 7 & 5!

After a grandiose 2023 season that marked its 100th anniversary, the Verona Arena Festival has just put the shows for the 2024 edition on sale. From 8 June to 7 September, there will be five special evenings, including a dance show by Roberto Bolle and, above all, seven opera titles, including a tribute to Puccini. […]

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Bob Wilson’s three Turandots

From 6 to 29 November 2023, the Opéra Bastille once again welcomes the aesthetic universe of Bob Wilson with his production of Puccini’s Turandot. For the occasion, two sopranos were to alternate on stage. While Tamara Wilson will make her Paris Opéra debut before playing Beatrice di Tenda in Bellini’s opera on the same stage […]

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Ai Weiwei’s only opera in Rome

Tonight sees the premiere of a highly anticipated opera in Rome. Running from 22 to 31 March 2022 at the Teatro dell’Opera, the new production of Puccini’s Turandot is by Ai Weiwei. One of the most famous contemporary stage artists is making his directorial debut and says it will be his first and only experience. […]

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Miracle expected in Rome!

On March 12, 2022, Jonas Kaufmann will be reunited with conductor Antonio Pappano conducting the Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia at the Parco della Musica for a concert version that promises to be equally miraculous. In Turandot, Puccini’s masterpiece, the superstar tenor is joined by the no less exceptional voices of Sondra […]

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Puccini 2022, his operas performed

The famous Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago has just announced the titles of its 68th edition. Madama Butterfly, Turandot, Tosca and La Rondine are the operas scheduled to be performed on the stage of the Teatro all’aperto from July, 15th to August, 27th 2022.   Book your tickets for Festival Puccini this summer here. […]

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Anna Netrebko twice as much!

The Verona Arena Festival has just lifted the veil on the cast for its 2022 edition. The undisputed star of the sopranos Anna Netrebko returns to illuminate five prestigious evenings. On 7 and 10 July, she will perform as Abigaille in Verdi’s Nabucco and on 4, 7 and 10 August, she will be Puccini’s Turandot […]

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Gustavo Dudamel’s real debut

Although there was an inaugural concert, the real debut of the famous conductor Gustavo Dudamel as the new music director of the Opéra national de Paris will be in the pit of the Opéra Bastille with Turandot. From 4 to 30 December 2021, a new production of Puccini’s masterpiece will be staged by Robert Wilson […]