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Madama Butterfly - 13 January 1959 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Bryan Balkwill
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
Charles Craig
Goro
a Marriage Broker
David Tree
Suzuki
servant to Madama Butterfly
Josephine Veasey
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Jess Walters
Madama Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Sena Jurinac
The Imperial Commissioner Ronald Firmager
The Official Registrar Keith Raggett
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Joseph Rouleau
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
David Allen
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Margreta Elkins
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 13 January 1959 (in Royal Opera House Collections)