A radicalized rerun of ‘Turandot’ by La Fura in Munich

Published 01/05/2019

La Fura dels Baus returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper in Múnich, one of the great European temples of opera, to offer its bold version of Turandot which tells the story of the ice princess who sacrifices one lover after another and, is this time, set in the Europe of the future, in 2046, with the generation of our children trapped in the obligation to pay the debt owed to China from thirty years ago that rescued the Old Continent’s financial crisis.

In 2046 Europe is completely under Chinese rule. More than 30 years, China  had rescued Europe from a financial crisis by buying up the debt, the ownership and natural resources. China is now the new world power. Turandot, the princess of ice control, as “Big Brother” every European, in order to pay back every last penny and pay off the debt of their parents’ generation.

Puccini‘s opera, with the direction by the furan Carlus Padrissa, will be performed only on 6 shows from May 2 to June 3. Tickets can be already booked through using this link.