Le Donne di Giacomo Puccini: Opera Santa Barbara/Puccini Festival Foundation (Italy)

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Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Original Text Adaptation: Chuck Hudson
Stage Director: Chuck Hudson
Conductor: Cal Stewart Kellogg

Presented in collaboration with The Puccini Festival Foundation and the Province of Lucca, Italy.

The first-rate production featured…a terrifically strong cast of five sopranos performing, well, Puccini’s greatest hits. Under the able baton of Cal Stewart Kellogg and stage director Chuck Hudson, singers and orchestra indulged in the high drama, emotional power and unforgettable melodies that are the hallmarks of this composer. Peter Frisch, News-Press Correspondent