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Madam Butterfly - 2 November 1955 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Rudolf Kempe
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
James Johnston
Goro
a Marriage Broker
David Tree
Suzuki
servant to Madam Butterfly
Barbara Howitt
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Jess Walters
Madam Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Amy Shuard
The Imperial Commissioner Ronald Firmager
The Official Registrar Harry Gawler
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Michael Langdon
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
Forbes Robinson
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Joyce Livingstone
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: R H Elkin
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 2 November 1955 (in Royal Opera House Collections)