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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 am - 8:30 pm
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Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
All reviews every night diego fiorini wonderful evening opera singers beautiful music san giovanni church standing ovation great acoustics italian opera o sole mio piano player talented performers wonderful performance nessun dorma spend an evening old church front row
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.
I have to be honest, we were in Lucca for a couple of days and had no idea about Puccini being the local superstar! I decided, although not a huge opera fan, I should really try this amazing nightly concert. It was fabulous. I booked...More
We had a great time. It takes place inside an old church which always creates a special atmosphere and unique acoustics. The performers were great and even though we don't speak Italian, and we're not a usual guests at the opera, it was a very...More
Wonderful tenor, emotive mezzosoprano, and competent pianist performed works by Puccini, Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi,, Bizet, and Mascagni. Very well attended and entertaining evening in aid of restoring the church that serves as the venue for the performances. Get tickets on the steps of the church...More
Bought tickets through Trip Advisor. OK - yes, I am an opera fan. I thought it would be hokey with poor performances, but what the heck....give it a try. WOW, was I surprised!!! The performances were top notch....the place was 95% packed on a Wednesday...More
The Puccini festival is a permanent festival - the performance is held in a church and lasts about 75 minutes. I had never seen live Opera before and I loved it! A fabulous way to spend an hour in Puccini's home town in the early...More