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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
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