METROPOLITAN OPERA ENCORE IN HD
Swedish dramatic soprano Nina Stemme sings her first Met performances of the demanding title role of Puccini’s Chinese ice princess, with Anita Hartig in her company role debut as the angelic slave girl Liù. Marco Berti sings Calàf, the suitor who risks his head for Turandot’s hand, and Alexander Tsymbalyuk sings Timur. Paolo Carignani conducts Franco Zeffirelli’s visually spectacular 1987 production.
Conductor: Paolo Carignani | Production: Franco Zeffirelli | Set Designer: Franco Zeffirelli
Costume Designers: Anna Anni, Dada Saligeri | Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler | Choreographer: Chiang Ching