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Financial Stringency

GIUSEPPE PENNISI describes how the
Puccini Opera Festival is at a turning point

 

The Puccini Festival traditionally held at Torre del Lago in July-August each year is at a turning point. Now at its 58th annual edition, the festival has to face up to a tight financial stringency. Also, in 2011, the 57th edition was in difficulties because the Italian Central Government had drastically curtailed its financial support. The organization resorted to a close collaboration with the Far East where Italian opera is loved and new theatres are being built...

Copyright © 9 August 2012 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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ITALY

GIACOMO PUCCINI

GIUSEPPE VERDI

TOSCA

LA TRAVIATA

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