16th September

Concert will begin at 17:30 hours GMT

Pucinni's 'Turandot' with Goerke, Antonenko, Gerzmava and Sim from London

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Pucinni's 'Turandot' is an opera in three acts, completed by Franco Alfano, and set to a libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni. he opera's story is set in China and involves Prince Calaf, who falls in love with the cold Princess Turandot. To obtain permission to marry her, a suitor has to solve three riddles; any wrong answer results in death. Calaf passes the test, but Turandot still refuses to marry him. He offers her a way out: if she is able to learn his name before dawn the next day, then at daybreak he will die. Performers:

Turandot: Christine Goerke.
Calaf: Aleksandrs Antonenko.
Liu: Hibla Gerzmava.
Timur: Insung Sim.
Ping: Michel De Souza.
Pang: Aled Hall.
Pong: Pavel Petrov.
Emperor Altoum: Robin Leggate.
Mandarin: Yuriy Yurchuk.

Chorus of the Royal Opera House. Royal Opera House Orchestra. Conductor: Dan Ettinger.

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