Event Madame Butterfly
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 19 June 1997
Opening Date 19 June 1997
Last Date 2 October 1997
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "One of the few operatic studies of womankind... 'Butterfly develops from naive child bride to tragic heroine."
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Subjects Women's Issues
Name Function Notes
Paul Kildea Assistant Conductor
Matthew Barclay Assistant Director
Matthew Barclay Choreographer
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Vladimir Kamirski Conductor
Patrick Summers Conductor
Russell Cohen Designer
Peter England Designer
Moffatt Oxenbould Director
Robert Bryan Lighting Designer
Cheryl Barker Singer
David Brennan Singer
Gregory Brown Singer
Kerry Elizabeth Brown Singer
David Collins-White Singer
John Cummins Singer
Julie Edwardson Singer
Graeme Macfarlane Singer
Douglas McNicol Singer
Jay Hunter Morris Singer
Suzanne Prain Singer
Michael Saunders Singer
Greg Scott Singer
Ingrid Silveus Singer
Angus Wood Singer
Phillip Serjeant Stage Manager
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 27 performances. Sung in Italian.
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Programme PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Jun/Jul 1997
Event Identifier 33007