Opera Australia - Turandot Reviews
12 July 2020
General scene
Arnold Rawls (Calaf), Conal Coad (Timur)
Benjamin Rasheed (Pang), Luke Gabbedy (Ping), John Longmuir (Pong)
Dragana Radakovic (Turandot), Riccardo Massi (Calaf)
Daria Masiero (Turandot)

Performance reviews

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Opera Australia

No. of reviews: 11

Turandot amps up the spectacle
30 Mar 16 / Performing Arts Hub
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour this year brings Puccini’s passionate Turandot spectacularly to life
30 Mar 16 / Theatre Now
Visual thrills, superb singing and great storytelling make Turandot a true Sydney Harbour spectacle
30 Mar 16 / The Daily Telegraph
Chinese symbols abound in enjoyable Turandot on Sydney Harbour
28 Mar 16 / Bachtrack
Fire-breathing Chinese dragon the dramatic centrepiece of Handa Opera’s spectacular production of Turandot
27 Mar 16 / The Daily Telegraph
A spectacular tour-de-force that should not be missed
27 Mar 16 / Australian Stage Online
Dragana Radakovic majestic, while Riccardo Massi delivers powerful Nessun Dorma
27 Mar 16 / Sydney Morning Herald
Chen Shi-Zheng's production gives new depth and understanding to this famous fable
27 Mar 16 / Broadway World
A production which is so generously entertaining and transportive
27 Mar 16 / Daily Review
Turandot ignites on Sydney harbor
26 Mar 16 / The Huffington Post
Chinese take on Puccini sets off all the right crackers (with Prime Ministerial approval)
25 Mar 16 / Limelight
Riccardo Massi on Turandot, martial arts and taking on that aria
A former Italian stuntman is set to turn heads as the tenor of the moment on Sydney Harbour.
Turandot takes shape on Sydney harbour
Opera Australia battles cockatoos, wind and rain to get Turandot on stage.
Turandot: How to build a dragon, Opera Australia-style
There are plenty of literary suggestions on how to slay a dragon, but not so many as to how to build them.
Dan Potra reveals his set design for Turandot on Sydney Harbour
Dan Potra has a principle, and it’s true whether he’s working on the Sydney Olympics, a brand new Philip Glass opera or an extravaganza at Edinburgh Castle.
Chen Shi-Zheng unveils his vision for Turandot on Sydney harbour
According to the vision of Chinese-born director Chen Shi-Zheng, who will direct Turandot for Opera on the Harbor in 2016, Puccini's opera contains the potential for great beauty and majesty.
Production details
Radakovic/Masiero, Lewis, Coad, Massi/Rawls, Kwon/Kong, Gabbedy, Macfarlane, Longmuir, Dubinsky
(c) Castles-Onion (d) Chen
Performance dates
24, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 March, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 April 2016
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