Turandot ROH 2025

Drawing on Chinese and Italian theatrical tradition to evoke a richly-imagined, mythical Peking, Andrei Șerban’s dazzling production is a ‘blazing masterpiece’ (Financial Times). Rafael Payare and Francesco Ivan Ciampa conduct Puccini’s opera of love and revenge, with Sondra Radvanovsky and Ewa Płonka sharing the title role and SeokJong Baek and Gwyn Hughes Jones sharing the role of Calaf.

In the final months of his life Puccini struggled to depict Calaf's triumph: he died before finishing the final act of this grand opera. Turandot was completed by Franco Alfano two years later and given its premiere in 1926 at La Scala, Milan.

Turandot has gone on to have great worldwide success.

Programme Type: Live or Recorded Broadcast

Director: Andrei Serban

Cast: Sondra Radvanovsky, Seok Jong Baek, Gemma Summerfield

Certificate: 12A Live

Running Time: 205 minutes

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Tuesday 1 Apr


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