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Madam Butterfly - 31 May 1952 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Franco Capuana
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
James Johnston
Goro
a Marriage Broker
David Tree
Suzuki
servant to Madam Butterfly
Monica Sinclair
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Tom Williams
Madam Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Victoria Sladen
The Imperial Commissioner Ronald Firmager
The Official Registrar Hubert Littlewood
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Rhydderch Davies
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
Ronald Lewis
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Joyce Livingstone
Trouble Yvonne Prestige
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: R H Elkin
Durations: Act I: 7.00-7.52pm, Act II: 8.19-9.11pm, Act III: 9.26-9.59pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 31 May 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)