Performance

VenueOpera House
TownManchester
CountyGreater Manchester
From9th April 2022
To9th April 2022
What is currently on at Opera House (V488)
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Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)T975609877
An American naval officer (Pinkerton) 'acquires' a 15 year old Geisha wife during a stay in Japan - but has no intention of staying with her. After a while he returns to the USA and marries his fiancee. Meanwhile, Butterfly waits for him for three years, cut off from her family, religion and culture by being an American wife. And she is now a mother. When he finally returns she is overjoyed, but he brings with him his new wife. Story originally published in a magazine.
Music Puccini
Lyrics Giuseppe Giacosa
Lyrics Luigi Illica (1904)


Archive :: production:T975609877, opera or operetta:S2007, venue:V488
Current production:Work

Production details

Sung in Italian with English surtitles

Company

Producer Ellen Kent Productions
Performer Elena Dee
Performer Alyona Kistenyova

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