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Turandot at the Forbidden City of Beijing (1999)

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129 minutes Not available For rental
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Renowned conductor Zubin Mehta leads Italy's Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in a lavish performance of Giacomo Puccini's final opera, filmed on location in Beijing, where the story of the icy princess and her many suitors is set. Principals Giovanna Casolla, Barbara Frittoli and Sergej Larin shine against a spectacular backdrop of colorful banners, gleaming armor and fearsome mythological beasts.
Opera in Three Acts
Recorded live in the Forbidden City, Beijing
Directed by Zhang Yimou
Orchestra and Chorus of Maggio Fiorentino
Coro di Voci Bianche (Jose Luis basso, chorus master)
Giovanna Casolla, , , , José Fardilha, Francesco Piccoli, , , Vittorio Vitelli, Liu Yuanyuan,
Konstantin Thoeren
Giuseppe Adami, Renato Simoni, Carlo Gozzi
BMG Music Programming
Music & Musicals, Performing Arts
Germany, Music & Musicals, Performing Arts
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Run Time:
129 minutes
  • Behind the Scenes look at "The Making of Turandot" on the Original Site
  • PCM Audio Track with over 100 Photographs from the Production
  • Different Camera Angles
  • 2.0 channel AC-3
  • Digitally Mastered

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