|Puccini begins working on "Turandot" after meeting with librettists Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni.
|Before Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni can write the libretto, Giacomo Puccini begins composing "Turandot".
|It is a wonderful story. I did my best with it and the final duet will be the triumph of love on cruelty and death. It is the song of songs, a song that Liu had always sang: the song of love. I am convinced it is good but it is still not completed. - GP
|Franco Alfano completes Giacomo Puccini's "Turandot".
|"Turandot", an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, makes its world premiere at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan conducted by Arturo Toscanini.
|Teatro alla Scala
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