Turandot/Puccini | Chailly
Decca, 2017, DVD,
After almost 40 years on Decca and over 3 million album sales Riccardo Chailly starts a new chapter in January 2017 as Music Director of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, the world’s most iconic opera house.
Decca presents ‘Turandot,’ the first DVD of a cycle of the complete Puccini operas in partnership with La Scala and conducted by Chailly. Quality casts and sumptuous productions guarantee a new benchmark for these classic operas.
This Turandot is unique in presenting for the first time on film the Luciano Berio completion of the opera – premiered by Chailly in 2001.
Nina Stemme assumes the title role with Maria Agresta as Liu with Aleksandrs Antonenko as the heroic Calaf.