Senbla by arrangement with Opera International presents the Ellen Kent Production of Puccini’s MADAMA BUTTERFLY – welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*. Back by overwhelming public demand, this award-winning Opera returns in a new production with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan. One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results. Highlights include the melodic Humming Chorus, the moving aria One Fine Day and the unforgettable Love Duet.
Sung in Italian with English surtitles
*Cast Subject to Change
‘This is a Butterfly to cherish’ Manchester Evening News.
Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly at Richmond Theatre
Ellen Kent’s Madama Butterfly at Richmond Theatre on Sunday 5th April 2020 at 7.30m. Running time: 2 hours 35 minutes.
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ