Tosca’s Kiss (Il Bacio di Tosca) Sunday at The Art Theatre

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toscas-kiss LBOpera CinemaLBOpera Cinema presents Tosca’s Kiss (Il Bacio di Tosca) at the Art Theatre of Long Beach on Sunday August 29, 2010. Long Beach Opera (LBO) has partnered with The Art Theatre of Long Beach to bring LBOpera Cinema to the many opera lovers in Long Beach. Join fellow enthusiasts for opera films you won’t see anywhere else!

“Of all my works, that which pleases me the most is the Casa that I had built in Milan to shelter elderly singers who have not been favored by fortune, or who when they were young did not have the virtue of saving their money. Poor and dear companions of my life!” (Giuseppe Verdi)

Meet the inhabitants of the “Casa di Riposa” in Milan, a home for retired opera singers, founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. This documentary captures a world in which these wonderful singers re-live and re-enact their triumphant roles of their glorious past. A touching and often hilarious film.

The LBOpera Cinema showing of Tosca’s Kiss (Il Bacio di Tosca) is 11:00 am on Sunday August 29, 2010, at the Art Theatre of Long Beach, 2025 E. 4th Street, Long Beach, 90814.

$10 buys you coffee, a lecture, and great company… the movie is free! Order your Sunday morning delight here.

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