The Royal Opera - Turandot Reviews
3 June 2020
Lise Lindstrom (Turandot)
Marco Berti (Calaf), Alasdair Elliott (Altoum), Lise Lindstrom (Turandot)
Eki Nakamura (Liu)
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Marco Berti (Calaf), Lise Lindstrom (Turandot)

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Turandot

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 17

A lavish setting for Puccini's icy heroine
22 Feb 14 / Express
Andrei Serban’s production of Puccini’s last opera is thirty years old and in its sixteenth revival
22 Feb 14 / Independent
Iréne Theorin perfectly captures Turandot’s icy allure
20 Feb 14 / Music OMH
The Kill Bill violence of the Royal Opera's production stands up well after umpteen revivals
19 Feb 14 / Telegraph
Great conducting and vocal fireworks in Covent Garden’s Turandot
19 Feb 14 / Seen and Heard
Rattling the roofers in Serban's classic staging
19 Feb 14 / Opera Britannia
This latest revival of Turandot proves that there's plenty of life in this old dog yet!
19 Feb 14 / What's on Stage
Puccini’s Turandot at the Royal Opera House offers riches galore
19 Feb 14 / Metro
Royal Opera returns to the screen with Turandot
21 Sep 13 / Seen and Heard
For better or worse, it was an explosively loud start to The Royal Opera’s season
17 Sep 13 / Musical Criticism
None shall sleep indeed, as Puccini's crowning glory pits beauty against brutality at maximum volume
15 Sep 13 / The Observer
American soprano Lise Lindstrom is superb as the cruel princess Turandot
12 Sep 13 / Express
Lindstrom's ice princess rises above this brash, kitsch production
12 Sep 13 / Opera Britannia
A safety-first season-opener unveiled as long ago as 1984
11 Sep 13 / The Stage
Lise Lindstrom made the elusive Turandot the magnetic force that she needs to be
11 Sep 13 / Independent
Lise Lindstrom and Marco Berti captivate as the central duo in Andrei Serban's smouldering revival of Puccini's opera
11 Sep 13 / The Guardian
Andrei Serban's thrilling staging of Puccini's 'Turandot' gets the Royal Opera's season off to a flying start
11 Sep 13 / What's on Stage
Production details
Cast
Lindstrom/Theorin, Elliott, Aceto/Rose/Rydl, Berti/Kim, Nakamura/Pérez, Sourbis/Doyle, Butt Philip, Jones/Gomes, de Souza/Riches
(c) Nanasi/Luisotti (d) Serban
Performance dates
9, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21(m), 24, 28 September 2013, 17, 20, 25, 28 February, 4, 7, 10 March 2014
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