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OPERA SCREENING : Madama Butterfly (U)
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Sun 31 March

OPERA SCREENING : Madama Butterfly (U)

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

ROH : Das Rheingold (Encore)(12A TBC) (2023) 170 minutes 1

When the young geisha, CioCioSan, marries American Naval Officer Pinkerton, she believes she is entering a real, binding marriage for life. Forsaking her religion and community, she learns all too late that for Pinkerton, their marriage is merely an illusion with tragic consequences.

With a score that includes Butterfly’s aria, ‘Un bel dì, vedremo’ (‘One fine day’) and the Humming Chorus, Giacomo Puccini’s opera is entrancing and ultimately heartbreaking.

Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s exquisite production takes inspiration from 19thcentury European images of Japan. Asmik Grigorian performs the role of CioCioSan, with Kevin John Edusei conducting.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Music Giacomo Puccini
Conductor Kevin John Edusei

Directors Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier

Set Designer Christian Fenouillat

Costume Designer Agostino Cavalca

Lighting Designer Christophe Forey

CioCioSan Asmik Grigorian
Lieutenant B. F. Pinkerton Joshua Guerrero

Sharpless Lauri Vasar

Suzuki Hongni Wu

Goro YaChung Huang

The Bonze Jeremy White

Prince Yamadori Josef Jeongmeen Ahn

Kate Pinkerton Veena AkamaMakia

Imperial Commissioner Romanas Kudriašovas

Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

A coproduction with Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona



Sun 31 March






£16 adv / £17 door