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Guided walking tours of Lucca
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Piazza Anfiteatro - Lucca, Lucca

                

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Lucca and its famous composers

 

Lucca boast an almost unequalled music tradition including composers such as: Nicolao Dorati, Cristoforo Christoforo Malvezzi, Francesco Barsanti, Gioseffo Guami, Francesco Geminiani, Luigi Boccherini, Alfredo Catalani and Giacomo Puccini. Such distinguished tradition derives from the fact that music events were regarded as an important element of political and social life, at the time when Lucca was the capital of a small independent State.

Itinerary

- The birthplace museum of Puccini (is currently undergoing renovations), the Teatro del Giglio, the famous Caffè Di Simo, meeting point for the artists and musicians in Lucca
 - Church of San Paolino and San Donato, where July 12 in 1880 Puccini presented for the first time Four Voice Mass with full orchestra, on the occasion of the feast of San Paolino
- Visit the church of San Michele, where Puccini's father was organist
 - Visit of the Cathedral of San Martino where family of Puccini worked as organists, composers and conductors
- Conservatory of Luigi Boccherini
- Church of San Pietro Somaldi, where you can see a precious 17th c. organ  

 

 

 

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Classic Lucca, View of the amphitheatre
Giacomo Puccini and Torre del Lago
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Composers : Giacomo Puccini
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