Cuba is to join the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Giacomo Puccini
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- 11 / 18 / 2008
Sources of the institution told Prensa Latina that the celebrations are part of a week dedicated to the Italian culture to begin on November 24.
World lyric singers recall Puccini with concert seasons, theoretical events on their formation, trajectory, exhibitions and audio-visual projections led by Teatro alla Scala "La Scala" Theatre in the heart of Milan's historic city centre, and the main headquarters of the opera.
Puccini was the heir to Italy’s cherished opera icon Giuseppe Verdi, became one of the best Italian composers, praised by the critic and audience.
He was also composer of nine operas, "Edgar" (1889), "Manon Lescaut" (1893), and "La Fanciulla del West" (1910), "Messa", mostly known as Mass of Glory (Misa de Gloria).