Giacomo Puccini and Amedeo Bassi: Tuscan Connections in American Music. A Talk by Barbara Boganini at Villa Caruso, Lastra a Signa, Florence.
21 January 2018. General Manager at Camerata Strumentale "Città di Prato" and ICAMus Board Member, Barbara Boganini talks about Giacomo Puccini e Amedeo Bassi: connessioni toscane in America. L'ascesa artistica del tenore italiano dalla campagna fiorentina alla gloria internazionale [Giacomo Puccini and Amedeo Bassi: Tuscan connections in America. An Italian tenor's rise from rural life to international acclaim]. At Villa Caruso - Bellosguardo, Lastra a Signa, Florence, Italy. Born in the little town of Montespertoli, near Florence, Bassi was acclaimed worldwide in Puccini’s “American opera” La Fanciulla del West.