Christine Goerke (Turandot) and Marcelo Alvarez (Calaf) at curtain call

Melting the icy heart of frightened princess. “Turandot” by Giacomo Puccini, The Metropolitan Opera, September 30th, 2015

The final opera of Puccini, completed by Toscanini,  with its roots in Chinese folk tales and recognisable melodious hit “Nessun dorma!” is one of the all time favourites for most of opera houses. Usually the story also gets beautiful sets and keeps traditional Chinese flavour both in music and appearances. The Metropolitan Opera production is […]

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