Composed by Giacomo Puccini Project for advanced scenic design course
This take on Puccini's classic looks back to the story on which the opera is based, a 12th century Pursian fairy tale entitled Turandohkt. The 2 dimensional set pieces are modeled after period illustrations and illuminations known as 'Persian Miniatures.'
In front of the palace, late evening.
Act 2; Scene 1-2, Act 3; Scene 1
Act 2 is set in the palace gardens near an Imperial pavilion leading up to daybreak.
Act 3, Scene 1 takes place in the gardens at night.
Act 3, Scene 2
Deeper into the palace and the king's throne, daybreak.
Act 3, Finale
Caliph and Turandot are finally united in there love.