GIUSEPPE PENNISI visits Florence,
where the audience is enthralled by the first
performance there of Puccini's 'La Rondine'
The 2017-18 opera season was inaugurated in Florence with Puccini's La Rondine on 17 October. I saw and heard the opera at the 15 October 2017 preview. This is the first time that La Rondine has been performed in Florence. Recently, I discussed the many reasons for this opera's lack of popularity in Puccini's catalogue, in A bitter-sweet 'Swallow', 24 July 2017...
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