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Byline: Mark Stryker
Michigan Opera Theatre's production of Puccini's "Turandot" is a big and brassy spectacle with plenty of fine singing. The opera tells the story of an icy Chinese princess and the mysterious stranger who melts her heart. It's Puccini's most adventurous score, but it delivers the big tunes, too, including "Nessun Dorma."
Sopranos Anna Shafjinskaia and Othalie Graham alternate in the title role; tenors Yu Qiang Dai and Eduardo Villa alternate as Calaf. Eglise Guiterrez sings Liu. Willie Anthony Waters conducts. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway, Detroit. …