Student Guide for Puccini’s Tosca

An idealistic artist, a celebrated opera singer, and a corrupt police chief engage in a fierce battle of wills in this tempestuous tale of cruelty and deception. Puccini’s great melodrama may be set in 1800, but its tale of intrigue, hypocrisy, and the courage of...
Dr. Siggy’s Fantastic Plan

Dr. Siggy’s Fantastic Plan

Each year, Piedmont Opera and the A.J. Opera Institute travel to schools across North Carolina to give students a taste of opera while teaching important moral lessons. The opera is performed by graduate level students of the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute of the...
Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

A heartbreaking love story. A tragic betrayal. An American naval officer marries a young Japanese girl for convenience only to leave her while she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890s Japan, Giacomo Puccini’s devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice...