Wednesday, September 04, 2013

A little celebration of insomnia?

Er, no, it's Nessun dorma ("None shall sleep"). Known affectionately among some aficionados as Nissan Dormer. Here is my little celebration of Puccini's last stand, to kick off Turandot at the Royal Opera House (opens Monday).

And here, to prove the points, are a few samples of what's happened to the thing over the years.

1990 World Cup Grandstand (those were the days...)

Jackie Evancho (oh help)

And if you watched that, you've earned the real thing: Joseph Calleja at the Last Night of the Proms last year: