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VenueRoyal Albert Hall
Other spaces: Elgar Room
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From26th February 2015
To15th March 2015
When19:30. Sat,Sun Mats 14:30. Thu Mar 5 Mat 14:30
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Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)

Madam Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)T0504201098
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:T0504201098, opera or operetta:S2007, venue:V221
Current production:Work

Production details


Producer Raymond Gubbay
Presented byRoyal Albert Hall
Company Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Oliver Gooch
Director David Freeman
Design David Roger
Musical Director Oliver Gooch
Lighting Andrew Bridge
Sound Bobby Aitken
Translation Amanda Holden
Performer Nam-young Kim (Madam Butterfly - some dates)
Performer Hyeseoung Kwon (Madam Butterfly - some dates)
Performer Myung-Joo Lee (Madam Butterfly - some dates)

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