The Metropolitan Opera’s Madama Butterfly
Wednesday, April 7 - Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Puccini’s MADAMA BUTTERFLY tells the heart-wrenching story of a young Japanese geisha who clings to the belief that her new husband, a visiting American naval officer, will stay faithful and return to her. In this live transmission from 2016, soprano Kristine Opolais stars as Cio-Cio-San, with tenor Roberto Alagna as Lt. Pinkerton, in Anthony Minghella’s beautiful, atmospheric production. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.
- Country USA
- Running Time 148 minutes
- Director Carolyn Choa
- Producer Anthony Minghella
- Cast Kristine Opolais, Maria Zifchak, Roberto Alagna, Dwayne Croft