UKTW - 25 years online
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers). Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....

Details

Princess Turandot has sworn that no man shall marry her unless he can correctly answer three riddles. Prince Calaf, captivated by Turandot's beauty, takes up the challenge, determined to win her heart or die in the attempt. Puccini's last opera, includes Nessun Dorma. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Approximate running time 2hrs 30mins

Performers Dennis O'Neill (Calaf 21 Feb-11 Mar 22 Mar - 1 Apr), Ian Storey (Calaf 14-17 Mar 5-15 Apr), Juanita Lascarro (Liu), Stephen Richardson (Timur), Anna Shafajinskaya (Princess Turandot), Matthew Hargreaves (Ping), Philip Daggett (Pang), Anthony Mee (Pong).
Author Puccini. Company Welsh National Opera. Conductor Julian Smith (except 14-17 March 8-15 Apr). Conductor Antony Walker (14-17 Mar 8-15 Apr). Design Paul Steinberg. Lighting Heather Carson. Design Peter Owen (wigs and make-up).

Turandot

Turandot (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0176269114. Details of all Turandot archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2111

Archive Listings

12 Apr 00
to
15 Apr 00
Grand Theatre
Swansea
Glamorgan
5 Apr 00
to
8 Apr 00
Bristol Hippodrome
Bristol
City of Bristol
29 Mar 00
to
1 Apr 00
Liverpool Empire Theatre
Liverpool
Merseyside
22 Mar 00
to
25 Mar 00
New Theatre
Oxford
Oxfordshire
14 Mar 00
to
17 Mar 00
Theatre Royal
Plymouth
Devon
8 Mar 00Symphony Hall
Birmingham
West Midlands
21 Feb 00
to
3 Mar 00
New Theatre
Cardiff
Glamorgan

User Reviews

The Times (11Jan01): [Christopher Alden] s production was good when it was new six years ago – and it has consistently got better. [Anna Shafajinskaya] has the perfect Turandot voice, bright, steely, tireless, steady as a rock. She can take the pressure off and sing with melting expressiveness. She s a natural creature of the stage as well, acting the rôle with subtlety and depth. A most auspicious debut. [Dennis O Neill] is in his prime. [Juanita Lascarro] is a most appealing Liu. [Stephen Richardson] is an exceptionally accomplished Timur. Singing of this quality in combination with a really grown-up production makes Turandot a pretty shattering experience.

© Dynamic Listing Ltd, UK
1995-2020
PRIVACY and GDPR
Tickets by SeatChoice
Listings powered by Dynamic Listing Ltd
Multidomain certificate installed
Developed and Maintained by RMJIold

Cookies in Use