Turandot

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)

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