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Madama Butterfly - 23 October 1961 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Maurits Sillem
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
Charles Craig
Goro
a Marriage Broker
Robert Bowman
Suzuki
servant to Madama Butterfly
Josephine Veasey
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Louis Quilico
Madama Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Marie Collier
The Imperial Commissioner Glynne Thomas
The Official Registrar Keith Raggett
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Victor Godfrey
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
Joseph Ward
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 23 October 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)