Turandot | Las charlas de Téllez

Giacomo Puccini

36 min

Giacomo Puccini’s last opera needs no introduction. After a 20 year absence, Turandot returns to the Teatro Real in a new production by one of the greatest stage directors of the 20th and 21st centuries: Robert Wilson, the creator of unforgettable images in The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic and Pelléas et Mélisande. In a cast led by Nina Stemme, Gregory Kunde and Yolanda Auyanet, the Associate Musical Director of the Teatro Real, Nicola Luisotti, conducts one of the greatest operas of Italian repertory.

Dramma lirico in three acts


Music by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), finished by Franco Alfano (1875-1954)

Libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni, based on the homonymous story by Carlo Gozzi

Premiered at the Teatro alla Scala in Milán, on April 25, 1926

New production of the Teatro Real, in co-production with the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Houston Grand Opera and the Opéra national de Paris.

Principal Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real

Pequeños Cantores of the ORCAM


Artistic team

Conductor I Nicola Luisotti

Stage director I Bob Wilson

Stage co-director I Nicola Panzer

Associate costume designer I Jacques Reynaud

Video creator I Tomasz Jeziorski

Associate set designer I Stephanie Engeln

Associate lighting designer I John Torres

Make up designer I Manu Halligan

Playwright I José Enrique Macián 

Chorus director I Andrés Máspero

Children's chorus director I Ana González



Princess Turandot | Irene Theorin

The Emperor Altoum | Raúl Giménez

Timur | Andrea Mastroni

The unknown prince (Calaf) | Gregory Kunde

Liù | Yolanda Auyanet

Ping | Joan Martín-Royo

Pang | Vicenç Esteve

Pong | Juan Antonio Sanabria

A Mandarin | Gerardo Bullón


Teatro Real
Giacomo Puccini
Nicola Luisotti, Bob Wilson
Teatro Real
Giacomo Puccini
Nicola Luisotti, Bob Wilson