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Madam Butterfly - 22 January 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Warwick Braithwaite
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
James Johnston
a Marriage Broker
David Tree
servant to Madam Butterfly
Monica Sinclair
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Tom Williams
Madam Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Joan Hammond
The Imperial Commissioner Ronald Firmager
The Official Registrar Hubert Littlewood
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Rhydderch Davies
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
Ernest Davies
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Adele Leigh
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: R H Elkin
Durations: Act I: 7.03-7.52pm, Act II: 8.19-9.06pm, Act III: 9.20-9.50pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 22 January 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)