20. Tosca (Giacomo Puccini)

Melodrama in 3 actsBy Giacomo PucciniLibretto: Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, after Victorien Sardou's play La Tosca (1887)First performed : Teatro Costanzi, Rome, 14 January 1900STORYFloria TOSCA, famous singer (soprano)Mario CAVARADOSSI, painter (tenor)Il Barone SCARPIA, Head of the Police (baritone)SETTING: Rome, June 1800Synopsis, based on English version by W. Beatty-Kingston, G. Ricordi & Co., New York, 1905ACT IThe Church … Continue reading 20. Tosca (Giacomo Puccini)