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Pier Francesco Poli in Turandot (Arena di Verona)

Turandot (Arena di Verona)

2008 NR

Bulgarian soprano Ghena Dimitrova shines in the title role of the beautiful Princess Turandot in this memorable staging of Giacomo Puccini's final opera, filmed live in the open-air grandeur of Italy's Arena di Verona. The elaborate production also features Italian tenor Nicola Martinucci as the doomed Prince Calaf, Italian soprano Cecilia Gasdia as the slave girl Liù and Italian bass Ivo Vinco as Timur.