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Roh Turandot Encore

ROH Turandot (encore)

26 Mar 2023

14:00

Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles 
Music: Giacomo Puccini 
Libretto: Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni 
Director: Andrei Serban 
Designer: Sally Jacobs 
Lighting designer: F. Mitchell Dana 
Choreographer: Kate Flatt 
 Conducted by: Antonio Pappano 
 Princess Turandot: Anna Pirozzi 
Calaf: Yonghoon Lee 
Liù: Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha 
Timur: Vitalij Kowaljow 

Royal Opera ChorusOrchestra of the Royal Opera House


Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging. 
In the court of Princess Turandot, suitors who fail to solve her riddles are brutally killed. But when a mysterious Prince answers one correctly, suddenly he holds all the power – and a glorious secret. When life hangs in the balance, can love conquer all?Puccini’s score is rich in musical marvels (featuring the famous aria ‘Nessun dorma’), while Andrei Serban’s production draws on Chinese theatrical traditions to evoke a colourful fantasy tableau of ancient Peking. Antonio Pappano conducts Anna Pirozzi in the title role and Yonghoon Lee as Calaf.

Running time: 3 hours and 20 minutes (including two intervals)

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Gwyn Hall Building

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