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Turandot live in HD at Carib 5 this Saturday

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2016 | 1:00 AM
Nina Stemme in the title role of Puccini's ?Turandot?.

Puccini's final opera, Turandot, which is one of the most spectacular productions in the Met repertory, returns to the Live in HD series on Saturday, January 30 at 12:55 p.m.

Swedish dramatic soprano Nina Stemme sings her first Met performance of the demanding title role of Puccini's Chinese ice princess, with Anita Hartig in her company role debut as the angelic slave girl Liu. Marco Berti sings Calaf, the suitor who risks his head for Turandot's hand, and Alexander Tsymbalyuk sings Timur. Paolo Carignani conducts Franco Zeffirelli's visually stunning 1987 production.