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GIACOMO PUCCINI, MADAMA BUTTERFLY



Venice: La Fenice Opera House

Conductor: Manlio Benzi

Director: └lex Rigola

Sets & Costumes: Mariko Mori

Light Designer: Albert Faura

running time: 2h35'
first part: 0h50'
interval: 0h25'
second part: 1h20'

Dates and times

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Date

Time

Description

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fri

2018-04-06

19:00

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sun

2018-04-08

15:30

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tue

2018-04-10

19:00

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thu

2018-04-12

19:00

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sat

2018-04-14

15:30

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sun

2018-04-22

15:30

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tue

2018-04-24

19:00

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cast

Cio-cio-san Vittoria Yeo
Pinkerton Azer Zada
Suzuki Manuela Custer
Sharpless Alessandro Luongo

Conductor Manlio Benzi
Director Àlex Rigola
Sets & Costumes Mariko Mori
Light designer Albert Faura

La Fenice Chori & Orchestra
Chorus Master Claudio Marino Moretti

La Fenice production
Biennale Arte 2013special project

english surtitles







Puccini’s most popular opera, this psychological drama explores the innermost being of the young protagonist while exalting the intense poetry of everything that is small. To a libretto by Illica and Giacosa based on the tale Madame Butterfly by John Luther Long and the Japanese tragedy Madame Butterfly by David Belasco, it had its world première at La Scala in Milan on 17 February 1904. The set for this production is by the Japanese artist Mariko Mori and was part of the special events section of the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale