Experience the grandeur and passion of Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" at the iconic Teatro La Fenice in Venice during the highly anticipated 2023/2024 season. Prepare to be enchanted as the timeless melodies and captivating story unfold within the historic walls of this renowned venue.
“Turandot” is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini. The action takes place in ancient China and revolves around the princess Turandot, who poses a series of riddles to her suitors. Those who can solve the puzzles get to marry her, while those who fail lose their lives.
Kalaf, a prince of unknown origin, falls in love with Turandot and faces the riddles to win her heart. With the help of the faithful slave Liù, Kalaf manages to solve the puzzles.
The performance at Teatro La Fenice is led by a talented cast, including Josè Maria Siri as Kalaf, who accepts Turandot’s challenges. Michele Pertusi embodies Timur, Fabio Sartori plays the prince of Persia and Selene Zanetti embodies the character of Liù.
The Teatro La Fenice offers a magnificent setting for this performance, with its historical ambience and impressive acoustics. The opulent stage design and detailed costumes will bring the atmosphere of Puccini’s masterpiece to life.
“Turandot” is known for its stirring music, including famous arias like “Nessun dorma” and “Signore, ascolta!”. A masterpiece of the Italian verismo style, the opera offers a mixture of drama, passion and lyricism.
Teatro La Fenice
The Story of TURANDOT
Cast and Creative Team of the Opera "Turandot"
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