Event Madama Butterfly
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 10 July 2003
Opening Date 10 July 2003
Last Date 1 November 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description In the Imperial Japan of the early 20th century, an American has taken for a wife a fragile young geisha. In their conflicting views of the relationship lie the seeds of the tragedy that awaits them both.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Julia Jones Conductor
Simon Kenway Conductor
Marco Zuccarini Conductor
Russell Cohen Designer
Peter England Designer
Moffatt Oxenbould Director
Robert Bryan Lighting Designer
Richard Anderson Singer
Anson Austin Singer
Jennifer Barnes Singer
Angela Maria Blasi Singer
Gregory Brown Singer
Kerry Elizabeth Brown Singer
Han Lim Singer
Graeme Macfarlane Singer
Sally McHugh Singer
John Pringle Singer
Michael Saunders Singer
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 19 performances. Sung in Italian.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Jul/Aug 2003
Event Identifier 23031