Behind the scenes: Hershey Felder’s “Puccini”

Behind the scenes: Hershey Felder’s “Puccini”

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Mon 08 Mar 2021 2:57 PM

 

Hershey Felder, PUCCINI is the story of a young musician in love with the world of opera, and in particular Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly. When, through a series of unusual circumstances, the young musician meets the musical master himself, secrets are revealed that send the young musician soaring.

 

 

Hershey Felder (centre) with Nathan Gunn (left), Ekaterina Siurina, Gianna Corbisiero and Charles Castronovo. Ph. @marcobadiani for The Florentine

 

 

With special guests, baritone Nathan Gunn, soprano Gianna Corbisiero, tenor Charles Castronovo and soprano Ekaterina Siurina, PUCCINI features music that is beloved and known throughout the world, from “Nessun Dorma,” to “O Mio Babbino Caro” and more.

 

 

Behind the scenes: Hershey Felder as Giacomo Puccini. Ph. @marcobadiani for The Florentine

 

 

Filmed and performed on location in Lucca, Pisa, and Florence, Italy, in the very locations where events took place, including the home of Puccini’s birth, this new work promises to bring you the story and music of one of the world’s most beloved composers.

 

 

 

 

Hershey Felder as Puccini

With Nathan Gunn, Gianna Corbisiero, Charles Castronovo and Ekaterina Siurina

 

 

Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 5pm Pacific / 7pm Central / 8pm Eastern. Includes extended viewing access through Sunday, March 21

 

Tickets now on sale (55 US $ / 45 euro per household): theflr.net/puccini-tickets

 

A percentage of ticket sales will be generously donated to The Florentine and other cultural organizations.

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