opera

    Turandot

    Giacomo Puccini

               

     

    Libretto: Giuseppe Adami & Renato Simoni

    First Performance: Teatro alla Scala, April 25, 1926

    First Performance at the Israeli Opera: May 25, 2000

    First Performance of this production at the Israeli Opera: March 8, 2008

    Conductor           Rani Calderon
    Omer M. Wellber 19.3, 20.3, 21.3', 22.3
    Director Nuria Espert
    Revival Director Marco Gandini
    Set Designer Ezio Frigerio
    Costumes Designer Franca Squarciapino
    Lighting Designer Vinicio Cheli
    Choreographer Marco Berriel


    Soloists          
      
    Princess Turandot

    Sylvie Valayre

    Baysa Dashnyam  8.3, 10.3, 13.3, 15.3, 18.3, 20.3, 22.3
    Calaf

    Pierro Giuliacci

    Antonio Nagore  8.3, 10.3, 13.3, 15.3, 18.3, 20.3, 22.3
    Liu

    Susanna Branchini  

    Michal Shamir  8.3, 10.3, 15.3, 18.3, 20.3, 22.3

    Sharon Azrieli 13.3
    Timur Vladimir Braun
    Ping Olivier Grand
    Pang Felix Livshitz
    Pong Yosef Aridan
    The Emperor Altoum Sami Bechar
    Mandarino Alexei Kanonikuff


    The Israeli Opera Chorus

    Conductor: Yishai Steckler

    The Tel-Aviv Philharmonic Choir
    Conductor: Leonti Wolf
    Children Chorus: Bat Kol
    Conductor: Anat Morag

    The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion
    Fresco Dance Company - Yoram Carmi

    Surtitles: Israel Ouval 

    Sung in Italian
    Surtitles in English and Hebrew

    The ice princess of Beijing sends all those who fail to answer her three riddles to the gallows. Puccini's final opera is an exotic Chinese tale in which love conquers all.

    Synopsis

    Production Album

    Photos: Yossi Zwecker        


    Dates


    Fri 7.3 (13:00), Sat 8.3 (20:00), *Sun 9.3 (20:00), Mon 10.3 (20:00),

    Thurs 13.3 (20:00), Fri 14.3 (13:00), Sat 15.3 (20:00), Sun 16.3 (20:00),

    Tues 18.3 (20:00), Wed 19.3 (20:00), Thurs 20.3 (20:00), Fri 21.3 (13:00), Sat 22.3 (20:00)

    Towards opening: Sat 1.3 (11:00)

    Before the show back stage tours: Thurs 13.3 (19:00), Sun 16.3 (19:00), Wed 19.3 (19:00)


    * Premiere


    Reviews


    “Nuria Espert's direction is simply genius!”
    (Roger Alier, La Vangardia)

    Jump to page content