23 May 2021, 14:00 - Giacomo Puccini "Madama Butterfly" (japanese tragedy in three acts) - uVisitRussia
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Duration: 3 hours 20 minutes
World premiere: Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, 18 March 2005

Giacomo Puccini’s tragic tale of the beautiful young Japanese woman who is loved and betrayed by an American Naval Officer at the dawn of the 20th century; classic elegance meets a timeless work. This traditional production and stunning music will bring to life both the clash of cultures and her ultimate sacrifice.

Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, after David Belasco`s stage version of a magazine story by John Luther Long

Performed in Italian

Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 4 January 1913, St Petersburg
Premiere of this production:
29 May 1999,Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw (Poland);
27 October 2001, National Opera, Washington (USA);
new version: 18 March 2005, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg

The Performance has three intermissions

Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two acts) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. The opera was based partly on a short story by John Luther Long, which was turned into a play by David Belasco; it was also based on the novel, Madame Chrysantheme (1887), by Pierre Loti.

Casts & Credits

Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Costume Designer: Magdalena Tesławska
Costume Designer: Paweł Grabarczyk
Lighting Designer: Stanisław Zięba
Musical Director: Maestro Valery Gergiev
Musical Preparation: Alla Brosterman
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko
Set Designer: Boris Kudlichka
Stage Director: Mariusz Treliсski

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Giacomo Puccini’s tragic tale of the beautiful young Japanese woman who is loved and betrayed by an ...Show more
Giacomo Puccini’s tragic tale of the beautiful young Japanese woman who is loved and betrayed by an American Naval Officer at the dawn of the 20th century; classic elegance meets a timeless work. This traditional production and stunning music will bring to life both the clash of cultures and her ultimate sacrifice. Full info
Soprano: Asmik Grigorian
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
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Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Costume Designer: Magdalena Tesławska
Costume Designer: Paweł Grabarczyk
Lighting Designer: Stanisław Zięba
Musical Director: Maestro Valery Gergiev
Musical Preparation: Alla Brosterman
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko
Set Designer: Boris Kudlichka
Stage Director: Mariusz Treliсski