Event Madama Butterfly
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Venue Opera Theatre (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 5 January 2006
Opening Date 5 January 2006
Last Date 1 April 2006
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Exquisite production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly - dramatic tale set in the mysterious world of the Japanese geisha as fifteen year old Cho Cho San is acquired as a bride by Pinkerton, a visiting American naval officer. Their love burns brightly for a while but Madama Buttefly holds onto the one fine day he will come back.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Matthew Barclay Associate Director
Michael Black Chorus Master/Mistress
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Aubrey Murphy Concert Master
Andrea Licata Conductor
Tom Woods Conductor
Russell Cohen Designer
Peter England Designer
Moffatt Oxenbould Director
Robert Bryan Lighting Designer
Jamie Allen Singer
Richard Anderson Singer
Jud Arthur Singer
Tim DuFore Singer
Warren Fisher Singer
Jared Holt Singer
Rosario La Spina Singer
Graeme Macfarlane Singer
Sharon Prero Singer
John Pringle Singer
Elena Prokina Singer
Sally-Anne Russell Singer
Nicole Youl Singer
Bianca Esther Stage Manager
Text Nationality Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information 22 performances Sung in Italian
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure PROMPT Collection. National Library of Australia
Brochure Sydney Opera House Events Jan/Feb 2006
Event Identifier 68199