Turnadot by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni
Approximate running time: 3 hrs 15 mins
Lise Lindstrom and Nina Stemme take turns in the title role of the proud princess of ancient China, whose riddles doom every suitor who seeks her hand. Tenors Marcelo Álvarez, Marco Berti, and Yusif Eyvazov are Calàf, the brave prince who sings “Nessun dorma” and wins her love. Franco Zeffirelli’s golden production is conducted by Paolo Carignani.
Sung in: Italian
Photo Credits: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera