VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From20th March 2017
To25th April 2017
WhenMar 20,23 at 12:00. Mar 27,30, Apr 4,7,10,1,17,22,25 at 19:30. Apr 20 at 12:30
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)
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Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)T923737672
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:T923737672, opera or operetta:S2007, venue:V377
Current production:Work

Production details

Live cinema relay: Mar17 30. Sun in Italian with English surtitles.


Producer Royal Opera House
Conductor Antonio Pappano (Mar17 4/7/10 Apr17)
Conductor Renato Balsadonna (Apr17 13/17/20/22/25)
Director Moshe Leiser
Director Patrice Caurier
Performer Ermondla Jaho (Cio-Cio-San - Mar17 4/7/10 Apr17)
Performer Ana maria Martinez (Cio-Cio-San Apr17 13/17/20/22/25)
Performer Marcelo Puente (Pinkergon Mar17 4/7/10 Apr17)
Performer Teodor Ilincai (Apr17 13/17/20/22/25)
Performer Scott Hendricks (Sharpless)
Performer Carlo Bosi (Goro)
Performer Elizabeth DeShong (Suzuki)
Performer Jeremy White (Bonze)
Performer Emily Edmonds (Kate Pinkerton)
Performer Gyula Nagy (Imperian Commissioner)
Performer Yuriy Yurchuk (Prince Yamadori)

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