Thursday, January 27, 2011

Turandot Joins Dolly Parton at the Hollywood Bowl

Turandot will be sung by Christine Brewer 
[not Dolly Parton] at the Hollywood Bowl 
(Photo: Christian Steiner)

Wunderkind-Maestro Gustavo Dudamel will present Puccini's Turandot with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as part of the "Sunday Sunset Performances" at the Hollywood Bowl on July 17, 2011. Also featured this season at the Hollywood Bowl will be Lang Lang, Chris Botti,Dolly Parton and July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Daryl Hall and John Oates.

"Turandot, Puccini’s extravagant portrayal of a legendary princess in China, comes to the Hollywood Bowl. Christine Brewer stars as the icy princess who challenges suitors to a game of riddles to win her heart. This story of love – led by Music Director Gustavo Dudamel – features some of the most beloved arias of all time, including 'Nessun dorma.'" [Source]

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