GIUSEPPE PENNISI was at
the 2011 Puccini Festival
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) was the first globalist opera composer. He felt at home at the Metropolitan Opera House (which commissioned two of his masterpieces) more than at La Scala where only Turandot was premiered ... and posthumously.
In 2008, the one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary of the composer's birth was celebrated all over the world. Every night in every major town of an important country, a Puccini Festival of some sort is taking place, because one of his six most frequently performed operas is on stage...
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