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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
.Performers Andrea Gruber (Turandot), Ben Heppner (Calaf - first cast), Yu Qiang Dai (Calaf - second cast), Elena Kelessidi (Liu - first cast), Susan Gritton (Liu - second cast), Robert Lloyd (Timur - first cast), Arutjun Kotchinian (Timur - second cast), Jorge Lagunes (Ping - first cast), Robin Leggate (Pang - first cast), Alasdair Elliott (Pong - first cast), Alasdair Elliott (Ruodi), Quentin Hayes (Ping - second cast), Nikola Matisic (Pang - second cast), Robert Murray (Pong - second cast), Francis Egerton (Emperor Altoum), Eddie Wade.
Author Puccini. Producer Royal Opera House. Conductor Stefan Soltesz. Director Andrei Serban. Design Sally Jacobs. Lighting F. Mitchell Dana. Choreographer Kate Flatt (original). Choreographer Ann Whitley (revival).
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