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Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) archiveAn 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 Italian with English surtitles.
Performers Kristine Opolais (Cio-Cio-San - Mar15 20/23/28/31/ Apr15 4mat/9), Alexia Voulgaridou (Cio-Cio-San - Apr15 6/11), Brian Jagde (BF Pinkerton - Mar15 20/23/28/31/ Apr15 4mat/9), Noah Stewart (BF Pinkerton - Apr15 6/11), Gabriele Viviani (Sharpless), Carlo Bosi (Goro), Enkeljda Shkosa (Suzuki), Jeremy White (The Bonze), Yuriy Yurchuk (Prince Yamadori), Samuel Johnson (Imperial Commissione), Anush Hovhannisyan (Kate Pinkerton).
Music Puccini. Lyrics Giuseppe Giacosa. Lyrics Luigi Illica (1904). Corporate Sponsor Coutts. Producer Royal Opera House. Producer Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona. Conductor Nicola Luisotti. Director Moshe Leiser. Director Patrice Curier. Director Justin Way (Revival Director). Design Christian Fenouillat. Costume Agostino Cavalca. Lighting Christophe Forey. Company Royal Opera House. Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T980093676. Details of all Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly) archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2007

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20 Mar 15
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11 Apr 15
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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