TURANDOT – Live in HD – DVD
Composed by Puccini. Metropolitan Opera: Production by Franco Zeffirelli.
With Maria Guleghina, Marcello Giordani, Marina Poplavskaya, Samuel Ramey, and Joshua Hopkins. Conducted by Andris Nelsons.
Franco Zeffirelli’s magnificent staging of Puccini’s final opera – a fairy tale set in mythical China – is one of the most popular in the Met Opera’s repertory. In this Live in HD production, Maria Guleghina takes on the title role and Marcello Giordani is Calaf, the unknown prince. Marina Poplavskaya and Samuel Ramey co-star, and Andris Nelsons conducts in his Met debut.