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Performance

VenueThe Royal Albert Hall
Other spaces: Elgar Room
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From19th February 1998
To27th February 1998
What is currently on at The Royal Albert Hall (V221)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)T01619966138
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:T01619966138, opera or operetta:S2007, venue:V221
Current production:Work

Production details

A spectacular in the round. Performed in English

Company

Company Raymond Gubbay
Director David Freeman
Design David Roger
Performer Liping Zhang
Performer Nancy Yuen
Conductor Peter Robinson

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