Tag Archives: Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly at the National Theatre in Prague

Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa, Luigi Illica Musical preparation: Martin Leginus Conductor: Martin Leginus Stage director: Jiří Heřman Sets: Jiří Heřman, Jan Lukášek Costumes: Alexandra Grusková Motion cooperation: Light-design: Daniel Tesař Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Dramaturgy: , Ondřej Hučín “Butterfly” is indisputably … Continue reading

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Madama Butterfly in Marseille

Madama Butterfly GIACOMO PUCCINI Wednesday March 16th, 2016 > 8:00PM Friday March 18th, 2016 > 8:00PM Sunday March 20th, 2016 > 2:30PM Tuesday March 22nd, 2016 > 8:00PM Thursday March 24th, 2016 > 8:00PM No one ever tires of Puccini … Continue reading

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Opera fans around the world are grieving for the loss of famed soprano Licia Albanese, who died on August 15, 2014, at the age of 105, in her home in Manhattan.

Born Felicia Albanese in Torre a Mare near Bari, Italy, in 1909, she debuted in Milan in 1934, replacing another soprano in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. In forty years, she sang more than 300 performances of Cio-Cio-San, a role for which … Continue reading

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“Madame Butterfly” in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI OPERA PRESENTS: Madame Butterfly July 24 & 26 • 7:30 p.m. Music Hall Music by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa THE OPERA The 94th Summer Festival closes with Giacomo Puccini’s heartbreaking tragedy Madame Butterfly in … Continue reading

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Opera National de Paris

MADAMA BUTTERFLY GIACOMO PUCCINI March 12, 2014 MADAME BUTTERFLY, JAPANESE TRAGEDY IN THREE ACTS (1904) MUSIC BY GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924) LIBRETTO BY LUIGI ILLICA AND GIUSEPPE GIACOSA BASED ON THE PLAY BY DAVID BELASCO, ADAPTED FROM A SHORT STORY BY JOHN LUTHER … Continue reading

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY IN OTTAWA, CANADA

Opera Lyra Ottawa Presents: MADAMA BUTTERFLY By Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica & Giuseppe Giacosa April 19, 21, 23, & 26, 2014 8:00 PM National Arts Centre Southam Hall Ottawa One of the most famous and beautiful operas of all … Continue reading

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CALGARY OPERA Presents “Madame Butterfly”

CALGARY OPERA Presents: “Madame Butterfly” Giacomo Puccini New Production It’s the beginning of the 20th century, and the young geisha Cio-cio-san has just married an American Navy Officer, Lieutenant Pinkerton. They have scarcely celebrated their wedding night when Pinkerton must … Continue reading

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