Royal Opera House To Stream ‘Turandot’ On Youtube & BP Big Screens

The Royal Opera continues it BP Big Screens series on July 14, 2017 with “Turandot.”

The live stream will be shown on the Royal Opera’s website and on YouTube and will be available for a further 30 days after the live stream.

The opera will also be broadcast free to 14 screens around the country, from Newcastle to Brighton, with pre-screening beginning at 7 p.m. local time. The performance is slated to start at 7.30 p.m. local time.

The production by Andrei Serban will star American soprano Lise Lindstrom in the title role, French tenor Roberto Alagna as Calaf and Polish soprano Aleksandra Kurzak as Liù. The performance will be conducted by Dan Ettinger.

Last year the Royal Opera House did the Big Screen series and showcased Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” starring Francesco Meli and Lianna Haroutounian.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

3 Comments on "Royal Opera House To Stream ‘Turandot’ On Youtube & BP Big Screens"

  1. I’ve heard of Calaf being the unknown Prince but here we have the unknown cast member. One would think that Ms Kurzak’s vocal range and nationality, as well as the name of her role, are unknown, as they are not stated, although those facts are listed for the other cast members. It’s not evident why she is referenced only as being Mr. Alagna’s wife. Nevertheless, I’m thrilled it will be streamed – a big thank you to the ROH.

  2. I see you have now added Ms Kurzak’s voice type and role to the singer information included. Thank you!

  3. Ms Aleksandra Kurzak is Polish soprano!

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