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Madama Butterfly - 2 December 1983 Evening 7.30pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Barker
Acting Chorus Master Nina Walker
Leader Adrian Reed
Cast
Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton
Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy
Ernesto Veronelli
Goro
A Marriage Broker
John Dobson
Suzuki
Servant to Cio-Cio-San
Gillian Knight
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Delme Bryn-Jones
Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
A Geisha, Pinkerton's bride
Elizabeth Vaughan
The Imperial Commissioner John Roche
The Official Registrar Daniel McCoshan
Cio-Cio-San's Mother Nada Pobjoy
Yakuside
An Uncle of Cio-Cio-San
Ignatius McFadyen
A Cousin Elizabeth Sikora
An Aunt Natalie Pepitt
The Bonze
A Buddhist Priest, Uncle of Cio-Cio-San
Forbes Robinson
Prince Yamodori
A wealthy suitor
Ian Caddy
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Anna Cooper
Dolore
Butterfly's child
Kevin Cheetham
Cio-Cio-San's Relatives, Friends and Servants The Royal Opera Chorus
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Durations: Act I: 7.35-8.25pm, Act II: 9.07-9.58pm, Act III: 10.15-10.50pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 2 December 1983 (in Royal Opera House Collections)