• Video Roundup: Turandot

    By COC Staff

    Explore the music and visual design of our "totally thrilling" (Globe and Mail) and "powerfully imaginative" (Opera Canada) new production of Puccini's Turandot. 

    Turandot is on stage until October 27, 2019.

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    One of opera's biggest blockbusters, reimagined by legendary director and multidisciplinary artist Robert Wilson.

    Maestro Carlo Rizzi Deconstructs "Nessun dorma"

    Conductor Carlo Rizzi takes us through “Nessun dorma” (“None shall sleep”), Turandot’s musical calling card. Popularized by Luciano Pavarotti at the 1990 FIFA World Cup, it’s the tune that films, commercials, and reality shows reach for when things get larger than life.

    Joyce El-Khoury on Robert Wilson's Turandot

    "You're watching and listening to the music in a completely different way." Soprano Joyce El-Khoury on performing in Robert Wilson’s production. 

    Tamara Wilson on Turandot

    Soprano Tamara Wilson reflects on the challenges of singing Turandot, working with director Robert Wilson, and Marie Kondo-ing opera.

    The Wilsonian World | Discussing Robert Wilson

    We explore Robert Wilson's striking artistic style with Janice Price (President & CEO of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity) and Dr. Pia Kleber (Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto).

    Robert Wilson on His Approach to Theatre

    Back in September, our President's Council and Golden Circle members got a chance to hear legendary director and multidisciplinary artist Robert Wilson discuss his approach to theatre and his new production of Turandot.

    Offstage with Tamara Wilson

    From favourite tv shows, to funny moments on stage, to a terrifying emergency landing — learn more about the soprano taking on two major roles at the COC this season.

    Join us for Puccini's Turandot, on stage from September 28 to October 27, 2019 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.


    Your Guide to Puccini's Turandot

    Director's Notes: Turandot by Robert Wilson

    The Turandot Problem by Richard Lee

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