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Tosca: Director’s Notes

Posted by Utah Opera in Online Learning, Productions, Tosca

When asked to write notes, directors usually comment on their concept or “take” on the piece. I am not shy about re-thinking the time or place of an opera to provide a fresh way of experiencing a work, but Puccini’s masterpiece needs no such re-thinking. The story, based on a…

Tosca, Further Reading

Posted by Paul Dorgan in Online Learning, Productions, Tosca

READ ALL ABOUT IT! The creation of Tosca was relatively straightforward, so it’s “literature,” to use an academic term, is sparse. There are, though, some books you might like to delve into which will increase your knowledge of Puccini (assuming it needs increasing), of his…