Met Opera live in HD - Turandot
07 MAY 2022: The live transmission of Puccini’s grand final masterpiece on 7 May features Liudmyla Monastyrska as the legendary Chinese princess.
A scene from Puccini’s TURANDOT © Met Opera
Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska stars in the title role of the legendary cold-hearted princess who has renounced all men - seen live in cinemas on 7 May. In Franco Zeffirelli’s classic staging, which dazzles with its opulent visions of mythic China, tenor Yonghoon Lee is Calàf, the unknown prince who solves Turandot’s riddles and wins her love, alongside soprano Ermonela Jaho as the devoted servant Liù who gives her life to save Calàf, and legendary bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as the blind king Timur. Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s stirring score, drawing a vivid array of musical colors from the incomparable Met Orchestra and Chorus. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, presented in Germany and Austria by Clasart Classic.
Producer The Metropolitan Opera
Stage Director Franco Zeffirelli
Composer Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra / Band The Metropolitan Opera
Conductor Marco Armiliato
Soloist Liudmyla Monastyrska
Soloist Ermonela Jaho
Soloist Ferruccio Furlanetto
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