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Met Opera HD Live: Puccini’s Turandot
Sunday, October 20, 12:30 pm
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Production: Franco Zeffirelli
Set Designer: Franco Zeffirelli
Costume Designer: Anna Anni and Dada Saligeri
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Choreographer: Chiang Ching
Cast: Christine Goerke (Turandot), Eleonora Buratto (Liù), Roberto Aronica (Calàf), James Morris (Timur)
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli’s celebrated production of Turandot, which stars Christine Goerke in the title role of the icy Chinese princess who has renounced all men. Roberto Aronica sings Calàf, the suitor who risks his head for her hand and sings the famed aria “Nessun dorma.” Eleonora Buratto is the slave girl Liù, and James Morris is Calàf’s long-lost father, Timur.