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Opera & Musical Theater

Opera Cheat Sheet: Turandot

A quick intro to Puccini’s final opera, Saturday’s noon Metropolitan Opera broadcast.


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Puccini's Turandot
Photo by Arkady Zarubin. Creative Commons license.
Puccini’s Turandot

In this OCS, Houston Public Media's St.John Flynn and Eric Skelly of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra discuss Giacomo Puccini's final opera, Turandot, the story of an ancient Chinese princess unwilling to fall in love...until she's kissed for the first time!

You can listen to the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Turandot, featuring Nina Stemme in the title role, Saturday, January 30th, at noon on Houston Public Media's Classical 91.7.