Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
Premiered January 14, 1900, Teatro Costanzi (Rome, Italy)

The 2019-20 season closes with Puccini’s heart-racing drama overflowing with power struggles and vengeance. A corrupt chief of police has a cruel ultimatum for Rome’s most celebrated prima donna, Tosca: submit to his lustful desires, or trigger the execution of her beloved. Who will survive this web of betrayal and revenge?

May 2, 5, 8, 10 | 2020
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex
Performed in Italian, with English and Spanish subtitles at every seat

Estimated Length: Two hours, forty five minutes, including two 20-minute intermissions
Sets and costumes from Seattle Opera


Melissa Citro

Tosca | Bio

Rafael Davila

Cavaradossi | Bio

Luis Ledesma

Scarpia | Bio

Stefano de Peppo

Sacristan | Bio

Creative Team

Ari Pelto

Conductor | Bio

Louisa Muller

Director | Bio

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Puccini’s Tosca

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Subscriptions On Sale Now

Two-opera subscriptions featuring The Barber of Seville (November 2019) and Tosca (May 2020) are on sale now.

Individual tickets to go on sale this summer, at a date to be announced later.