Turandot (The Metropolitan Opera)

Turandot (The Metropolitan Opera)

Director: Gary Halvorson

Cast: Gary Halvorson, Maria Guleghina, Marina Poplavskaya, Marcello Giordani

     
 

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Acclaimed director Franco Zeffirelli (Otello) mounted and designed the sets for this 2009 stage production of Giacomo Puccini's 1926 opera Turandot, with a cast that includes Maria Guleghina in the title role, Marina Poplavskaya as Liù, Marcello Giordani as Calaf and Samuel Ramey as Timur. The Metropolitan Opera, Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet lend

Overview

Acclaimed director Franco Zeffirelli (Otello) mounted and designed the sets for this 2009 stage production of Giacomo Puccini's 1926 opera Turandot, with a cast that includes Maria Guleghina in the title role, Marina Poplavskaya as Liù, Marcello Giordani as Calaf and Samuel Ramey as Timur. The Metropolitan Opera, Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet lend accompaniment, with Donald Palumbo serving as chorus master and Andris Nelsons conducting. Gary Halvorson directs for the stage and Chiang Ching created the choreography.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/12/2011
UPC:
0044007434260
Original Release:
2009
Source:
Decca
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time:
2:09:00
Sales rank:
57,234

Special Features

Backstage at the Met with Maria Guleghina, Marcello Giordani, and Charles Anthony

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Maria Guleghina Turandot
Marina Poplavskaya Liù
Marcello Giordani Calaf
Samuel Ramey Timur
Charles Anthony Emperor Altoum
John Hopkins Ping
Tony Stevenson Pang
Eduardo Valdes Pong
Mark de Chiazza Three Masks
Andrew Robinson Three Masks
Sam Meredith Three Masks
Keith Miller Mandarin
Antonio Demarco Executioner
Sasha Semin Prince of Persia
Anne Nonnemacher Handmaiden
Mary Hughes Handmaiden
Linda Gelinas Tempress
Alexandra Gonzalez Temptress
Annemarie Lucania Temptress
Rachel Schuette Temptress
Patricia Racette Host
Andris Nelsons Conductor

Technical Credits
Gary Halvorson Director
Anna Anni Costumes/Costume Designer
Louisa Briccetti Producer
Chiang Ching Choreography
Peter Gelb Executive Producer
Dada Saligeri Costumes/Costume Designer
Victoria Warivonchik Producer
Franco Zeffirelli Producer,Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Turandot
1. Opening Credits and Introduction by Patricia Racette [2:42]
2. Popolo di Pekino! [2:05]
3. Indietro, Cani! ... Perduta al Battaglia [3:12]
4. Gira la Cote! [2:38]
5. Perché Tarda la Luna? ... Là Sui Monti Dell'Est [4:51]
6. O Giovinetto! ... La Grazia! [4:24]
7. Figlio, Che Fai? [1:32]
8. Fermo! Che Fai? [2:11]
9. Silenzio, Olà! ... Notte Senza Lumicino [1:54]
10. Non Indugiare! [2:06]
11. Signore, Ascolta! [2:52]
12. Non Piangere, Liù... Ah! Per L'ultima Volta! [5:18]
13. Backstage Scene Change [:31]
14. Olà, Pang! ... Ho Una Casa Nell'Honan [6:54]
15. O Mondo, Pieno di Pazzi Innamorati! ... Non v'è in China per Nostra Fortuna [4:29]
16. Gravi, Enormi ed Imponenti [4:13]
17. Un Giuramento Atroce Mi Costringe [2:57]
18. Diecimila Anni al Nostro Imperatore! [1:17]
19. Popolo di Pekino! ... Dal Deserto Al Mar [1:39]
20. In Questa Reggia [6:09]
21. Straniero Ascolta! ... Si Rinasce! [2:34]
22. Guizza al Pari di Fiamma ... Si, Principessa! [2:17]
23. Gelo che ti dà Foco! ... La Mia Vittoria [3:28]
24. Figlio Del Cielo! [3:01]
25. Tre Enigmi M'hai Propostol ... Ai Tuoi Piedi Ci Prostriam [5:03]
26. Patricia Racette Interviews Mario Guleghina and Marcello Giordani [3:16]
27. Patricia Racette Interviews - Charles Anthony [2:38]
28. Introduction to Act 3 By Patricia Racette [:36]
29. Cosi Comanda Turandot [3:13]
30. Nessun Dorma! [2:55]
31. Tu Che Guardi le Stelle ... Straniero, Tun Non Sai [3:50]
32. Principessa Divina! ... Chi Posa Tanta Forza Nel Tuo Cuore? [7:36]
33. Tu Che Di Gel Sei Cinta ... Liu .. Bontà! [7:49]
34. Principessa Di Morte! [3:03]
35. Che è Mai Di Me? [2:48]
36. Del Primo Pianto .. Più Grande Vittoria Non Voler! [4:36]
37. Diecimila Anni Al Nostro Imperatore! [1:33]
38. Padre Augusto ... O Sole! Vita! Eternità! [1:58]
39. Curtain Calls and Closing Credits [2:15]

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