Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra
Winner of “The Best Opera Award” Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards and starring the Korean soprano Maria HeeJung Kim* and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*.
Back by overwhelming public demand, this award-winning Opera returns 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
“Stunning and emotionally charged"
Cardiff Morning Star *****
“Kistenyova played the tragic Japanese heroine with unforgettable grace and poignancy. “
Oxford Prospect, Spring 2015
“This is a Butterfly to cherish”
Manchester Evening News