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Jan. 25 2014

02/01/14 – Madama Butterfly – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

Sung in Italian
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 15 min.

butterfly_met14Anthony Minghella’s breathtakingly beautiful and powerfully dramatic production returns, with Amanda Echalaz making her Met debut as Cio-Cio-San. Rising tenor Bryan Hymel sings Pinkerton.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Philippe Auguin

Cio-Cio-San: Amanda Echalaz
Suzuki: Elizabeth DeShong
Pinkerton: Bryan Hymel
Sharpless: Scott Hendricks
Production: Anthony Minghella 

Director and Choreographer: Carolyn Choa
Set Designer: Michael Levine
Costume Designer: Han Feng
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford
Puppetry: Blind Summit Theatre

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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