Teatro Lyrico d’Europa, “Turandot”
Friday, February 16, 2007
Giacomo Puccini set the last opera he wrote in the exotic and forbidden city of ancient Beijing. Prince Calaf falls in love with the beautiful, yet cruel Princess Turandot. By correctly answering her riddles, he saves himself and the people of Beijing . . . and Turandot finally realizes that goodness does exist in the world.
See this full-scale production by the Teatro Lirico D’Europa, Europe’s largest and most successful touring opera company. They are accompanied by the 47-member Sophia Symphony and 40-member chorus. Surtitles provided.
Made possible by a bequest from Glenn Thiel.