Ai Weiwei’s Turandot

“Everything is art. Everything is politics.” Ai Weiwei remains true to his maxim with his production of Giacomo Puccini and Franco Alfano’s 1926 “Chinese” tragic fairy-tale opera, Turandot, which opened at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome in March. The work was conducted by the Ukranian maestro Oksana Lyniv, the first woman to be appointed music … Continue reading Ai Weiwei’s Turandot