by Giacomo Puccini
Puccini’s final opera is an epic fairy tale set in a China of legend. Turandot is the proud princess of ancient China whose riddles doom every suitor who seeks her hand. Calàf is the brave prince who sings “Nessun dorma” and wins her love.
Conductor: Paolo Carignani
Turandot: Nina Stemme
Liù: Anita Hartig
Calàf: Marco Berti
Timur: Alexander Tsymbalyuk
Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs 15 min