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Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival

Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 340 810 6042
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Pleasant evening

When we went in September 2017, there were several rotating programs of which the program featuring... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cascadehkr8
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Washington State
A visit to the Opera with the grandparents and children 9 and 11

We had a lovely evening at the Puccini concert. The artists were brilliant and acoustics were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Caznluke
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Townsville, Australia
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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 detailed information and programs, please visit our official website
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Piazza San Giovanni | Chiesa DI San Giovanni, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When we went in September 2017, there were several rotating programs of which the program featuring Puccini (as opposed to Mozart, other opera excerpts, Neapolitan songs, etc.) was featured. Since the artists likely rotate as well, I don't see much point in naming names but...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening at the Puccini concert. The artists were brilliant and acoustics were fabulous. It was enjoyed by the whole family.

1  Thank Caznluke
Reviewed 1 week ago

The concert started promptly at 7.15 and the church was almost full. It cost €18 as we bought them in advance. We enjoyed a great concert of Mozart and Puccini - a tenor, a baritone and a pianist. Most enjoyable. We then walked back towards...More

1  Thank hillfieldjp
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many reviews before us say how magnificent these performances are, there is little left to say. We have stayed in Lucca for 10 nights on this trip and went to 4 performances each as excellent as the other. There is something for everyone in...More

2  Thank Shona-Charlie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The singers we're good and the venue was attractive. What let this down for me was the fact the audience was allowed to film the concert on their phones. As there is no rake to the audience seating half the time all I could see...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were unaware of the permanent Puccini concerts in Lucca before arriving there. Fortunately we saw a sign our first day in Lucca. We ended up going three nights in a row. Each concert was wonderful, unforgettable with an outstanding pianist all three nights and...More

1  Thank Taylor D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are Puccini concerts every night in the church of San Giovianni in Lucca. Tickets are 20 Euros and worth every penny. We attended an evening when there was a great tenor and a superb soprano. The ticket office in the church is open daily,...More

Thank india1939
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I can't say enough about this. If you appreciate music you must make a point of allowing one hour of your evening to watch this. Incredible!

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend you spend an evening listening to these amazingly talented performers taking part in the Puccini Festival. I read one terrible review from a few weeks back which made me doubt the quality, but they couldn't have been more wrong. I persuaded my...More

Thank Keri R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This type of event could become too long, too touristy and gimmicky but it is not like that at all; indeed it is the perfect length so that one doesn't become too cold in the large church, bored by the opera or desperate to get...More

Thank John P
andrea c, Direttore generale at Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir just a quick line to tell you how much we have appreciated your comment. For the very first time in 14 years, somebody was able to summarize in 5 lines the reasons of our success. A most remarkable deed! This means we were...More

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AntheaBo
13 September 2017|
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Response from OrmskirkHotpots | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Go on line and you will find all the evening concerts for the dates you are in a Lucca.The concerts last for just one hour each evening. Have a wonderful evening well worth the experience.
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balloonmouse
22 August 2017|
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Response from andrea c | Property representative |
Dear Sir thank you for your enquiry. We are happy to confirm that after the first night (and considering we have varied programs and interpreters every evening with no weekly or monthly rotations), you will be entitled to... More
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