Mascagni Festival

August 2, 2023

DANGEROUS RELATIONSHIPS

Friday, August 2, 9:30 p.m.

Piazza del Luogo Pio, Livorno

In her lives the pride of wounded and betrayed love, the despair of the woman who feels she has lost her man, the gloom of a sunless day, the fear of having lost happiness forever. But Santuzza is not traversed by a passive feeling, she is fueled by extreme determination, she is not a woman who is silent, who weeps in silence. She is a woman endowed with an endowment of emotionality and a vital force of absolute rarity. She is a woman who denounces, she is a woman who is not moved by [...]
August 22, 2023

FRIENDS OF BOHÈME

Thursday, August 22, 9:30 p.m.

Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno

In the heart of the fervent musical Italy of the 19th century, two young talents, Pietro Mascagni and Giacomo Puccini, met at the conservatory, giving birth to a friendship that would mark the history of Italian music. In the year of Puccini's celebrations, this reading explores the deep connection between Pietro Mascagni and Giacomo Puccini, from humble beginnings to worldwide success, revealing to the audience their poetics, personal lives, victories and challenges that shaped their careers. Pietro and Giacomo had also been, like the protagonists of Puccini's most famous opera, [...]
August 24, 2023

Noemi

Saturday, August 24, 9:30 p.m.

Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno

Wrapped in the sea breeze, with the Tyrrhenian Sea in the background, we will listen to Noemi, one of the most beloved and appreciated voices in Italian music. The singer, with her extraordinary voice and magnetic presence, will transform Livorno's Mascagni terrace into a stage of emotions. Noemi began her musical journey in 2009, when she caught the public's attention during the second Italian edition of X Factor. Although she did not win, she won the hearts of many, becoming the most successful singer of the season and signing a [...]
August 25, 2023

CONCERT OF THE MUSIC BAND OF THE ITALIAN ARMY

Sunday, August 25, 7:30 p.m.

Mascagni Terrace

Livorno's Terrazza Mascagni will be the enchanting setting for the Army Military Band, conducted by Maestro Maggiore Filippo Cangiamila, to pay tribute to the genius of Pietro Mascagni and the city with ardent verismo arrangements. This event marks an exceptional occasion to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Band's founding.
September 20, 2023

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / GIANNI SCHICCHI

Friday, September 20, 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 22, 4 p.m.

Goldoni Theater, Livorno

To mark Puccini's centenary, the festival will stage the Cavalleria Rusticana/Gianni Schicchi diptych. Directed by Giandomenico Vaccari, Marcello Mottadelli will conduct the Orchestra and Chorus of Livorno's Teatro Goldoni. Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi will be Santuzza, Paolo Lardizzone Turiddu, while baritone Massimo Cavalletti will be Gianni Schicchi and will debut the role of Alfio. Alongside them will be the students of the Mascagni Academy. The production will be in productive collaboration between the Mascagni Festival, the Teatro Politeama Greco in Lecce and the Teatro Marruccino in Chieti.
September 20, 2023

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / GIANNI SCHICCHI

Friday, September 20, 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 22, 4 p.m.

Goldoni Theater, Livorno

To mark Puccini's centenary, the festival will stage the Cavalleria Rusticana/Gianni Schicchi diptych. Directed by Giandomenico Vaccari, Marcello Mottadelli will conduct the Orchestra and Chorus of Livorno's Teatro Goldoni. Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi will be Santuzza, Paolo Lardizzone Turiddu, while baritone Massimo Cavalletti will be Gianni Schicchi and will debut the role of Alfio. Alongside them will be the students of the Mascagni Academy. The production will be in productive collaboration between the Mascagni Festival, the Teatro Politeama Greco in Lecce and the Teatro Marruccino in Chieti.
August 25, 2023

CONCERT OF THE MUSIC BAND OF THE ITALIAN ARMY

Sunday, August 25, 7:30 p.m.

Mascagni Terrace

Livorno's Terrazza Mascagni will be the enchanting setting for the Army Military Band, conducted by Maestro Maggiore Filippo Cangiamila, to pay tribute to the genius of Pietro Mascagni and the city with ardent verismo arrangements. This event marks an exceptional occasion to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Band's founding.
August 24, 2023

Noemi

Saturday, August 24, 9:30 p.m.

Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno

Wrapped in the sea breeze, with the Tyrrhenian Sea in the background, we will listen to Noemi, one of the most beloved and appreciated voices in Italian music. The singer, with her extraordinary voice and magnetic presence, will transform Livorno's Mascagni terrace into a stage of emotions. Noemi began her musical journey in 2009, when she caught the public's attention during the second Italian edition of X Factor. Although she did not win, she won the hearts of many, becoming the most successful singer of the season and signing a [...]
August 22, 2023

FRIENDS OF BOHÈME

Thursday, August 22, 9:30 p.m.

Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno

In the heart of the fervent musical Italy of the 19th century, two young talents, Pietro Mascagni and Giacomo Puccini, met at the conservatory, giving birth to a friendship that would mark the history of Italian music. In the year of Puccini's celebrations, this reading explores the deep connection between Pietro Mascagni and Giacomo Puccini, from humble beginnings to worldwide success, revealing to the audience their poetics, personal lives, victories and challenges that shaped their careers. Pietro and Giacomo had also been, like the protagonists of Puccini's most famous opera, [...]
August 2, 2023

DANGEROUS RELATIONSHIPS

Friday, August 2, 9:30 p.m.

Piazza del Luogo Pio, Livorno

In her lives the pride of wounded and betrayed love, the despair of the woman who feels she has lost her man, the gloom of a sunless day, the fear of having lost happiness forever. But Santuzza is not traversed by a passive feeling, she is fueled by extreme determination, she is not a woman who is silent, who weeps in silence. She is a woman endowed with an endowment of emotionality and a vital force of absolute rarity. She is a woman who denounces, she is a woman who is not moved by [...]