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Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly, The Metropolitan Opera, NYC Show Poster
The Metropolitan Opera

132 W 65th Street
New York, NY 10023

3hrs, 12mins
2 Intermissions
Important Dates
Oct 11, 2019
Apr 11, 2020
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The Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, and the Lithuanian National Opera present Puccini's tragic work.

of Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

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Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. The great Plácido Domingo makes his role debut as Sharpless, alternating with Paulo Szot and Markus Brück. Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella’s sweeping production, a perennial audience favorite.

Cast & Creative
for Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly


  • Composer
    Giacomo Puccini
  • Librettists
    Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
  • Director
    Anthony Minghella