14/01/1900 Giacomo Puccini's opera 'Tosca' premieres in Rome
Royal Opera House Tosca - Trailer
Tosca - Te Deum (Bryn Terfel, The Royal Opera)
Director Jonathan Kent on what makes Tosca such a classic (The Royal Opera)
Interviews: Bryn Terfel on Tosca
Tosca: Act I Finale
It premiered at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome, at what’s now the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, and in just over a year, it had played on four continents. The opera was a success at the box office, but the critics generally turned thumbs down on it, finding its sadism and scenes of attempted rape and physical and mental torture repulsive.
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