Washington National Opera Presents Puccini's Tosca
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The last date listed for Washington National Opera: Tosca was Friday September 23, 2011 / 7:30pm.
Quotes & Highlights
Listen to a _Tosca _Q&A, recorded after the September 12, 2011 performance.
Giacomo Puccini’s _Tosca _
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
Production from The Dallas Opera
How far will Tosca go to save her beloved?
Puccini’s Tosca is an irresistible combination of passion, tenderness, pathos, and despair that immediately grabs your attention and races to its terrible conclusion.
Floria Tosca, a beautiful opera diva, tries to save her lover’s life by giving herself to the dreaded chief of police, Baron Scarpia. The situation turns deadly, and even Scarpia’s murder may not stop his diabolical plan.
This dazzling production by Giulio Chazalettes features soprano Patricia Racette, tenor Frank Porretta, and DC favorite bass-baritone Alan Held. Plácido Domingo conducts this timeless classic.*
*_The cast/conducting rotates on certain dates. Please check the event website for cast information on specific dates. _