Turandot (Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia)

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Overview

This 2009 Palau De Les Arts production of Giacomo Puccini's 1926 opera Turandot marks an unusual version, in the sense that Palme d'Or winning filmmaker Chen Kaige did the lavish staging, with elaborate onstage mock-ups of palaces and opulent costumes. The imaginative story is by now well known: the work tells of Princess Turandot, who insists on only marrying a prince capable of solving her clever riddles. This version stars Maria Guleghina in the demanding title role, Javier Agulló as Altoum, Alexander ...
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Overview

This 2009 Palau De Les Arts production of Giacomo Puccini's 1926 opera Turandot marks an unusual version, in the sense that Palme d'Or winning filmmaker Chen Kaige did the lavish staging, with elaborate onstage mock-ups of palaces and opulent costumes. The imaginative story is by now well known: the work tells of Princess Turandot, who insists on only marrying a prince capable of solving her clever riddles. This version stars Maria Guleghina in the demanding title role, Javier Agulló as Altoum, Alexander Tsymbalyuk as Timur and Marco Berti as Calaf. The Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana and Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana provide musical accompaniment, with Francesc Perales serving as chorus master, and Lorin Maazel as music director.
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The Making of Turandot
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • UPC: 814337010041
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: C Major
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 58,951

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Maria Guleghina Turandot
Javier Agulló Altoum
Alexander Tsymbalyuk Timur
Marco Berti Calaf
Alexia Voulgaridou Liù
Fabio Previati Ping
Vincenç Esteve Pang
Roger Padullés Pong
Ventseslav Anastasov Un Mandarino
Technical Credits
Tiziano Mancini Director
Lorin Maazel Musical Direction/Supervision
Lorin Maazel Musical Direction/Supervision
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