Crossing Borders: The Origins and Evolution of Puccini’s Turandot
Rooted in Nizami’s 12th-century Persian epic poem about a Russian princess, the story of Turandot has inspired adaptations around the world. Carlo Gozzi, Friedrich Schiller, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and, of course, Giacomo Puccini have all created versions of this captivating tale. Join musicologist Tony Sheppard to gain new insights into the origins and evolutions of Puccini’s Turandot. This event also features a special guest performing one of their favourite arias from this captivating opera.
Location: Education Centre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts,
145 Queen St. W. (at University Avenue)
Admission: Reserve FREE tickets in advance by visiting coc.ca/OperaInsights or calling the COC Box Office at 416-363-8231.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
145 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1