Opera North - Turandot Reviews
19 April 2021
Sunyoung Seo (Liù), Alastair Miles (Timur), Rafael Rojas (Calaf)
Gavan Ring (Ping), Joseph Shovelton (Pang), Nicholas Watts (Pong)
General scene
Orla Boylan (Turandot), Rafael Rojas (Calaf)
Orla Boylan (Turandot)

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Turandot

Opera North


No. of reviews: 10

Puccini at his most enjoyably reprehensible
5 May 17 / The Spectator
Richard Armstrong was superbly bold in his gestures in a score that was cutting-edge in its day
3 May 17 / The York Press
Indisputably a resounding triumph for the Leeds company
2 May 17 / Ilkley Gazette
The well-drilled chorus was striking, and the soloists could have stopped a cavalry charge by decibels alone
2 May 17 / The Times
Semi-staged brilliance from Opera North in Puccini's final masterpiece
2 May 17 / What's on Stage
Magnificent Turandot in concert from Opera North
1 May 17 / Bachtrack
Opera North’s golden touch for concert staging opera continues in Puccini’s Turandot
1 May 17 / Seen and Heard
Opera North show how you solve a problem like Puccini
1 May 17 / The Guardian
The right choice is certainly made to stage the opera as a concert
30 Apr 17 / The Reviews Hub
A complete triumph
30 Apr 17 / Telegraph
Production details
Cast
Boylan, Bottone, Miles, Rojas, Seo, Ring, Shovelton, Watts
(c) Markovic (d) Arden
Performance dates
28, 30 April, 5, 12, 18, 20 May 2017 (various locations)
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