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Madam Butterfly - 5 February 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Warwick Braithwaite
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
Lieutenant F.B. Pinkerton
U.S. Navy
James Johnston
Goro
a Marriage Broker
David Tree
Suzuki
servant to Madam Butterfly
Monica Sinclair
Sharpless
U.S. Consul at Nagasaki
Tom Williams
Madam Butterfly
the Japanese bride of Pinkerton
Joan Hammond
The Imperial Commissioner Ronald Firmager
The Official Registrar Hubert Littlewood
The Bonze
Butterfly's uncle, a priest
Ronald Lewis
Prince Yamadori
a wealthy suitor
Ernest Davies
Kate Pinkerton
Pinkerton's American wife
Adele Leigh
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Translator: R H Elkin
Durations: Act I: 7.04-7.53pm, Act II: 8.22-9.10pm, Act III: 9.24-9.52pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 February 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)