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Saturday 13 July 2024, 4pm

Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra

Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra

Presented by Cambridge Philharmonic

Tickets from £16

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A princess with a heart of ice, a prince with passion in his soul and a servant overwhelmed with love for him. What could possibly go wrong? Add to that one of the most famous tenor arias ever, “Nessun dorma” and the stage is set for Turandot, Puccini’s last opera.

Turandot (the princess) challenges men to win her with three riddles. Failure to answer them leads to execution (many have died). The prince does not fail and sets a riddle of his own. The servant Liu withstands cruel torture to protect his secret. Who or what will triumph? “None shall sleep” (“Nessun dorma”) but the ravishing voices and music of this concert performance will delight and entrance.

Performance information

Running time

2 hours 20 minutes

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old

Booking information

Seating style

This event has tiered stalls and balcony seating

Ten for £10

This event is part of our Ten for £10 scheme. We will release ten £10 tickets for sale at 10am on the morning of this performance.

Transport

Shuttle bus

The shuttle bus won't be running for this event

Programme and performers

Programme

  • Puccini Turandot 120 mins

Performers

  • Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Harry Sever conductor
  • Rachel Nicholls Turandot
  • Hye-Youn Lee Liù
  • Jihoon Kim Timur

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Information for your visit

Saturday 13 July 2024, 4pm

Schedule

All timings are approximate and will be updated closer to the show date. Please check the website on the day of the performance for up-to-date information.

Latecomers can usually be admitted at a suitable gap within the performance.

When to arrive

3pm - 3.45pm
We have over 400 free parking spots for anyone driving.

Foyer opens

3pm
Enjoy a drink at the bar before the auditorium opens.

Auditorium opens

3.30pm
Get your tickets ready for checking, find your seats, sit back and relax.

Show starts

4pm

Interval

Interval (20 mins)

Show ends

6.20pm (approx)

Content warnings

Age Guidance 7+

This event is not recommended for children under 7 years old

Location

Saffron Hall

Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH

Transport

Shuttle bus

The shuttle bus won't be running for this performance
More info

Additional information

Drinks

For this event, you're welcome to bring drinks purchased from our bar into the event with you.

Cloakroom

We are unable to allow any bags into the performance space which are larger than a hand bag or small backpack. Unfortunately our cloakroom will not be in operation.

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