This summer, enjoy select encore performances from the award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. This breathtaking production of Puccini's final opera is a favorite of the Met repertoire. The ruthless Chinese princess of the title hates men is so strongly that she has all suitors who can't solve her riddles beheaded. Calàf, the unknown prince, eventually wins her love. Solos include the famous "Nessun dorma." This performance was originally captured on Nov. 7, 2009.
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Cast: Maria Guleghina and Marcello Giordani