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
. Running time 2hrs 40minsPerformers Kirsten Blanck (Turandot), Gwyn Hughes Jones (Calaf), Amanda Echalaz (Liu), James Cresswell (Timur), Richard Roberts (Pang), Christopher Turner (Pong), Stuart Kale (Emperor Altoum), Iain Paterson (Mandarin).
Author Puccini. Producer English National Opera. Conductor Edward Gardner. Director Rupert Goold. Design Miriam Buether. Costume Katrina Lindsay. Lighting Rick Fisher. Choreographer Aletta Collins. Translation William Radice.