At Princess Turandot's court, suitors who cannot solve her riddles are brutally murdered. But when a mysterious prince solves one correctly, he suddenly has all the power - and a wonderful secret. When lives are at stake, can love overcome everything?
Puccini's score contains numerous musical wonders, such as the famous aria ,Nessun dorma', while Andrei Serban's production uses Chinese theatre traditions to create a colourful fantasy image of ancient Beijing. Antonio Pappano conducts Anna Pirozzi in the title role and Yonghoon Lee as Calàf.