Met Opera in Cinema – Turandot

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Met Opera in Cinema – Turandot

30 January 2016 @ 7:00 pm

€20

with an exclusive HD Live screening from the Metropolitan Opera

Live:
Saturday 30 January 2016, 7.00PM
Encores:
Saturday 13 February 2016, 6.00PM
Saturday 28 February 2016, 6.00PM
Sunday 17 April 2016, 2.30PM

‘Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man’s faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.’
Giacomo Puccini (Turandot, Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly)

Puccini’s final opera of an epic fairy tale is re-adapted by Franco Zeffirilli as the Metropolitan stage is transformed into a mythical-ancient Chinese setting, where Nina Stemme stars as the proud princess whose riddles and word-play dooms every suitor who seeks her hand.

With several genuine Chinese themes integrated with an essentially Italian score and Puccini’s lyrical melodies, this is an opera which sets itself for a mighty encounter of two cultures, where the clash of the sexes is drawn in high relief.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SACbTTKA4zI

Details

Date:
30 January 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:35 pm
Cost:
€20
Event Category:
Event Tags:
http://ticketengine.sjcav.org/?eventname=Turandot

Venue

Spazju Kreattiv Cinema
St James Cavalier, Castille Place
Valletta, Malta
Phone:
+356 2122 3200

Organiser

Spazju Kreattiv

Other

Duration 215 min
Language Italian (with MET titles in English)
Keywords Opera, Music, Puccini
Creative Team Giacomo Puccini (composer) - Franco Zeffirelli (producer) - Chiang Ching (choreographer)
With the participation of Paolo Carignani (Conductor); Nina Stemme (Turandot); Anita Hartig (Liu); Marco Berti (Calaf); Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Timur)