Opera in three acts
G. Puccini
Libretto by G. Adami and R. Simoni
Princess Turandot
Altoum, her father, a Chinese Emperor
Timur, the deposed King of Tartary
The Unknown Prince (Calaf), his son
Liu, Timur’s slave girl
Ping, the Great Minister
Pang, theHead Chef
Pong, the Lord Chancellor
A Mandarin
The imperial guard, courtiers, the head executioner and his men, children, wise men, the three Deaths, crowd
The events take place in Peking