Lyric Opera’s Turandot

December 9, 2017, 4:30 pm

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Another Prince tries his luck hoping to solve Turandot’s three riddles as Puccini’s masterpiece returns to Lyric Opera. Hear spectacular excerpts sung by Jussi Bjoerling, Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballe, Jose Carreras, Jonas Kaufman and Joan Sutherland.


Puccini: Turandot, “Signore ascolta” . . “Non piangere, Liu!” . . . “Ah! Per l’ultima volta” Bjoerling, Tebaldi, Tozzi, Palma, Sereni and Frascati with the Rome Opera Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Erich Leinsdorf
Recorded in Rome in 1959
RCA VICTOR 09026‐62687‐2

Puccini: Turandot, “In questa reggia”
Montserrat Caballe and Jose Carreras with Chorus
The Strasbourgh Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Alain Lombard
Recorded in Strasbourgh in 1978
EMI 5 655332

Puccini: Turandot, “Nessun dorma”
Jonas Kaufman with the Chorus and the Orchestra dell’ Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Conducted by Antonio Pappano
Recorded in Rome in 2014
SONY 88875092582

Puccini‐Alfano: Turandot, “Finale”
Joan Sutherland with the John Alldis Choir
The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta
London in 1972
LONDON 421 320‐2