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Madama Butterfly - 5 January 1968 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor James Lockhart
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Lieut. F. Benjamin Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
Jean Bonhomme
Goro
a Marriage Broker
Robert Bowman
Suzuki
servant to Madama Butterfly
Elizabeth Bainbridge
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Delme Bryn-Jones
Cio-Cio-San
known as Madama Butterfly, the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Elizabeth Vaughan
The Imperial Commissioner Glynne Thomas
The Official Registrar Keith Raggett
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Victor Godfrey
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
David Winnard
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Elizabeth Shelley
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: Italian
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 January 1968 (in Royal Opera House Collections)