Stage designer Hsiu-Chin Tsai of Taiwan, poses for photographersduring a press preview in the stage construction for the opera in three acts 'Turandot' by Giacomo Puccini at the DomStufen open air festival (Domstufen-Festspiele) in front of the Mariendom (Cathedral of Mary) in Erfurt, central Germany, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 70 cathedral steps which run between the magnificent architectural ensemble of the Cathedral of St. Mary and the Church of St. Severus are transformed in one of the worlds most beautiful festival stages. The premiere of the opera is on Thursday, July 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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