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Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly

February 4, 2020

This is a Butterfly to cherish

Manchester Evening News

Why See Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly?

Classical & Opera

PUCCINI'S WORLD-FAMOUS MASTERPIECE

Experience the bittersweet wonder of Puccini's beloved masterpiece once more in this glorious production from esteemed director Ellen Kent. Back on tour in 2020 due to popular demand, it's a mesmerising and sumptuous affair that highlight's Puccini's greatest score with spectacular sets and costumes including a breathtaking Japanese garden. One of the most popular works in the repertoire, prepare to be swept up in the story of a young Japanese woman and her heartbreaking relationship with a dashing American Naval Officer.

What is the story?

Follow Cio Cio ('Butterfly') as she loses her heart to Officer Pinkerton, only to discover his love is fleeting. A sad story of intense passion, devotion, and tragedy wrapped up in an unforgettable score, discover for yourself the beauty of this fantastic opera, be it for the first time, or once again!

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Dates

Performance date: 4 February 2020

Audience

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Run time

Two hours and 35 minutes

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