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Torture and death mean nothing. Freedom means everything. Can the princess win her heart's desire?

When Pavarotti sang out the top B in Puccini's 'Nessun dorma' across a huge crowd at the 1990 FIFA World Cup, the world collectively held its breath.

A generation of football fans were learning what opera was all about - music that can transport you to another world, another place, a place where emotion wells up inside you at the sound of a single note.

'Vincerò', the tenor cries - 'I will win! I will WIN!'

Truthfully, few of the millions of people who watched that broadcast had an inkling of what the power of that music can be. Few had seen Turandot - Puccini's opera about a brutal princess and an impossibly brave suitor, who will make any sacrifice to win her love.

Turandot is a fantasy opera of poetry and myth, set in an exotic world where fear and love go hand in hand and death is always just around the corner. 'Nessun dorma' is just one of its magnificent moments.

Renowned conductor Christian Badea returns to Australia to conduct a thrilling cast: Lise Lindstrom as the ice princess, Walter Fraccaro as the man determined to win her heart and Karah Son as his devoted servant, Liù.

When & Where

Date/s: Tuesday 19th November 2019 - Friday 6th December 2019

Venue || Location

 State Theatre  Events 5 Events
⊜ 100 St Kilda Rd Melbourne | Map
State Theatre100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, , 3001
✆ Event: 1300 182 183 | Venue: Bookings: 1300 182 183

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