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8 Things About Puccini You May Not Have Known

8 Things About Puccini You May Not Have Known You think you know Giacomo puccini? go through our list and see how many of these facts you already know!   1. Puccini's full name was Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini. He was named after four recent ancestors.   2. Puccini struggled in school at Seminario di San Michele and Seminario di San Martino. He was expelled several times and only re-admitted with his mother's... Read More
Posted by Jillian Barron at Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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Yunah Lee Headlines in Madama Butterfly

"With her strong, forthright soprano, Yunah Lee brought unflagging stage presence and confidence to Butterfly, demonstrating the geisha's spine, not her victimhood," - The Wall Street Journal Opera Memphis opens its 2018-19 Season with Puccini's classic  Madama Butterfly  on Oct. 26 & 27 with internationally-acclaimed soprano Yunah Lee performing the title role of Cio-Cio-San, Madama Butterfly. Since her first performance of ... Read More
Posted by Jillian Barron at Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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