OPÉRA AU CINÉMA - LA Madame Butterfly Compositeur: Giacomo Puccini


Genre: Opera

Quality: Digital




30 avril 13h00 + 4 mai 19h00

Presentations dimanche et jeudi

2017-04-30, 13h      2017-05-04, 19h

OPÉRA AU CINÉMA - LA Madame Butterfly Compositeur: Giacomo Puccini

Date: Sunday April 30, 2017
Time: 13h

Price: $16.00

30 avril 13h00 + 4 mai 19h00
Antonio Pappano conducts an impressive cast led by Ermonela Jaho in
Puccini’s deeply poignant opera. Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking
story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much-
loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at
Covent Garden, in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s stunningly beautiful
production. The exotic imagery of the Nagasaki setting is drawn from
19th-century Western artists’ romanticized views of Japan. Puccini’s music
brings alive the birdsong of the morning, the ritual of a wedding and the
seduction by naval officer B.F. Pinkerton (sung by exciting young tenor
Marcelo Puente) of his young, innocent bride. Well known moments include
the impassioned aria ‘Un bel dì’ (One fine day) as the abandoned
Cio-Cio-San clings vainly to her dreams. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio
Pappano, acclaimed for his interpretations of Italian opera, conducts this
intense and gripping journey from light and excitement to darkness and

Release Date:

April 30, 2017