The Girl of the Golden West


In Italian with English Captions

Articles & Interviews

  • A Crescendo of Passions

    By 1910, when the great Czech soprano Emmy Destinn (1878-1930) created Minnie in La fanciulla del West, she was a celebrated diva. She appeared regularly in Berlin, at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden (her Butterfly was unforgettable)...

  • About the Composer

    Giacomo Puccini was born in 1858, during the glory days of Italian opera. When Puccini died in 1924, the world was a different place; fascism was taking root in the young nation of Italy, America was...

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