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Saturday, April 2, 2016 Permalink

Met Opera: Madama Butterfly

  

Madama Butterfly
by Giacomo Puccini

 


Kristine Opolais reprises her acclaimed portrayal of the title role, opposite Roberto Alagna as Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly's heart. The lyric beauty of Puccini’s score, especially the music for the thoroughly believable lead role, has made Butterfly timeless.

 

Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon

 

Cast:

 

Cio-Cio-San: Kristine Opolais

Suzuki: Maria Zifchak

Pinkerton: Roberto Alagna

Sharpless: Dwayne Croft

 

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs 18 min