• 22nd Mar 2023
  • 7:15pm
  • £19.75

about this event

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 traditionto evoke a colourful fantasy tableau of ancient Peking. Antonio Pappano conducts Anna Pirozzi in the title role and Yonghoon Leeas Calaf.

Language: Sung in Italian with English surtitles
Running time: 3 hours and 20 minutes (including two intervals)

Princess Turandot: Anna Pirozzi
Calaf: Yonghoon Lee
Liù: Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha
Timur: Vitalij Kowaljow
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

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

​CONDITIONS OF SALE – Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable – To ensure performances start on time, latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break in the programme


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