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Operas of Giacomo Puccini

  • Ashleigh at Lansdowne 44124 Woodridge Parkway Leesburg, VA, 20176 United States (map)

In La Boheme, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly, some of the greatest romantic stories of antiquity are brought to modern audiences through the genius of one man - Giacomo Puccini. Puccini was heavily influenced by Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, giving his musical style a vivid and melancholy realism. In this presentation, we explore the self-identities and motivations behind his dramatic and often tragic characters.