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Navigating David Hockney’s Zig Zag Stairs – Kitty McNamee Talks about LA Opera’s Turandot

Set in a ‘once upon a time’ China designed by celebrated artist David Hockney, LA Opera opens six performances of Puccini’s Turandot. The popular opera has a signature staircase as iconic as that balcony in Romeo and Juliet. For this Turandot, Hockney’s boldly colored sets frame a zig zag stairway for the tale of the emperor’s daughter who …

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