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Madama Butterfly - 20 April 1957 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
John Lanigan
Goro
a Marriage Broker
David Tree
Suzuki
servant to Madama Butterfly
Barbara Howitt
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Geraint Evans
Madama Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Victoria de los Angeles
The Imperial Commissioner Ronald Firmager
The Official Registrar Harry Gawler
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Michael Langdon
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
David Allen
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Joyce Livingstone
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 20 April 1957 (in Royal Opera House Collections)