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To bring out all the exotic power of Puccini's final score, here in this version of Turandot, completed by Alfano, Mark Elder conducts an exciting cast of familiar and new voices. Read More >

This oriental fairytale of disguised identities, riddles, ritual executions and – of course – powerful, triumphant love is presented in Andrei Serban’s now-classic production, a bold and glorious pageant of colour and action. Could there be any other ending to this emotional and sexual battle? ‘Vinceró!’

Sung in Italian with English surtitles .

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 15/01/2005

Closing Night: 07/02/2005

Running time: 2h55

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Cast & Creative


Designer - Sally Jacobs

Conductor - Mark Elder

Lighting Designer - F. Mitchell Dana

About Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD

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