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VenueNational Concert Hall
Other spaces: John Field Room
From7th April 2018
To7th April 2018
What is currently on at National Concert Hall (V1271184536)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)T1799410130
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:T1799410130, opera or operetta:S2007, venue:V1271184536
Current production:Work

Production details

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.


Producer Ellen Kent
Company Opera and Ballet International
Conductor Vasyl Vasylenko
Conductor Nicolae Dohotaru
Performer Maria HeeJung Kim (Cio Cio San)
Performer Alyona Kistenyova
Performer Ruslan Zinevych (Pinkerton - some dates)
Performer Vitalii Liskovetskyi (Pinkerton - some dates)
Performer Giorgio Meladze (Pinkerton - some dates)
Performer Zara Vardanean (Suzuki)

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