Puccini’s great final work contains one of all opera’s most iconic tunes – ‘Nessun dorma’.
News and features regarding ‘Turandot by Andrei Serban’
- 15 July 2017
- 14 July 2017
Audience reviews of The Royal Opera's BP Big Screen relay and stream of Puccini's masterpiece.
- 6 July 2017
References to China, Chinese theatre and Eastern imagery run through Andrei Serban's production of Turandot.
- 22 May 2017
The opera repertory is littered with controversial, posthumously completed works.
- 21 April 2017
Tenor replaces Alfred Kim in the role of Calaf.
- 18 April 2017
Soprano replaces Dinara Alieva singing the role of Liù in Puccini's opera.
- 15 March 2017
From traditional Japanese folk music to mysterious Spanish popular songs, opera has long been drawing on national music to explore 'exotic' cultures and celebrate national traditions.
- 15 September 2016
From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.
- 4 June 2015
The Italian composer created some of opera’s most enchanting romances.
- 17 February 2015
Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.
- 16 February 2014
Puccini's operas are some of the world's most loved. We look at what makes his music so appealing.
- 19 September 2013
A selection of audience tweets from the first live cinema broadcast of the 2013/14 Season.