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Details

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. Sung in English

Cast/Performers

Mihoko Kinoshita (Butterfly - some dates), Jee Hyun Lim (Butterfly - some dates), Hye-youn Lee (Butterfly - some dates)

Creatives/Company

Music: Puccini
Lyrics(s): Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica (1904)
Producer: Raymond Gubbay
Director: David Freeman
Design: David Roger
Musical Director: Oliver Gooch
Lighting: Andrew Bridge
Sound: Bobby Aitken
Translation: Amanda Holden
Company: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01734505394. Details of all Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2007

Archive Listings

24 Feb 11
to
13 Mar 11
Royal Albert Hall
Inner London
Greater London

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