We here present the dramatic fairy tale by Carlo Gozzi as told in the libretto by Adamo and Simoni for Puccini’s last opera. Turandot is Emperor Altun’s mischievous daughter who is to marry the first man of royal blood who can solve her three puzzles— at the risk of his own head! The heads of many aspirants roll… However, one day a certain Calaf is able to solve her riddles! Turandot asks Altun not to marry her to the winner, but Calaf is generous, and tells her that if she can discover his name before sunrise that he will renounce his victory and die. Turandot is a beautiful and romantic fairy tale whose moral lessons and wonderful music are guaranteed to please all audiences.