Torino / Wednesday 18 September 2024
Puccini, Music, the World

Teatro Alfieri / at 06:00 PM

The Ice Princess
Based on Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot

Opera reduction by Enrico Minaglia

Featuring 85 Elementary School Students

Istituto Comprensivo Bruno Caccia di Torino
Scuola Primaria Roberto d'Azeglio

Scuola primaria San Giacomo

Actors from the Venti Lucenti collective
Manu Lalli director, stage directions and costumes

Roxana Herrera Diaz, soprano, Turandot

Olha Smokolina, soprano, Liù

Alfonso Zambuto, tenor, Calaf

Chiara Casalbuoni

Giuseppe La Malfa, conductor

The story we’re about to tell you is an old one, yet this evening it comes back to life, as real as it ever was. It is the tale of a beautiful princess, Turandot – a frightened young woman who hid behind her own words. Indeed, she’d turned those words into a fortress, a prison. Turandot had no more joy in life, and was now known as the Ice Princess. She has become cruel and mysterious. Her life is devoid of hope, passion and love. She is hard, sparkling and cold – like ice. Many princes have tried to solve her riddle, yet till now none of them have grasped the true meaning of her words. They were punished for their longing for glory and thirst for conquest, and would never win Turandot’s cold heart – their illusions turned out to be a trap, and they wound up losing their heads. There seemed to be no man that could melt the ice, until...

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Gold and Silver Carnets – Pass

Assigned Seating €10

As with all MITO SettembreMusica performances in Torino,

concert-goers age 14 and under pay €1 per ticket.

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