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Michelle DeYoung in Tan-Dun: The First Emperor

Tan-Dun: The First Emperor

2008 NR

Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) conducts this Metropolitan Opera staging of his own work, while Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou (Hero, Raise the Red Lantern) directs. The production's all-star cast includes world-renowned tenor Placido Domingo, who turns in a passionate performance as First Emperor Qin Shi Huang -- the dynamic ruler who unified China and started construction on the now-iconic Great Wall.