Wednesday, 22nd March 2023 - 7:15pm
The Royal Opera LIVE from The Royal Opera House
Tickets: £15.50, Regal Film Society Film Society members/Friends, Students/ES40s £13, under 14s £10.
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.
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Cast: Anna Pirozzi (Princess Turandot), Yonghoon Lee (Calaf), Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha (Liù), Vitalij Kowaljow (Timur), Hansung Yoo (Ping), Aled Hall (Pang), Michael Gibson (Pong)
Running time: 3 hours and 20 minutes (including two intervals)
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