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Madama Butterfly - 23 April 2005 Evening 7.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Philippe Auguin
Chorus Director Renato Balsadonna
Concert Master Peter Manning
Cast
B.F. Pinkerton
a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy
Gwyn Hughes-Jones
Goro
a marriage broker
Martyn Hill
Suzuki
Cio-Cio-San's maid
Stephanie Novacek
Sharpless
U.S. consul at Nagasaki
Thomas Allen
Cio-Cio-San ('Madama Butterfly') Marina Mescheriakova
Imperial Commissioner Christopher Lackner
Official Registrar Jonathan Coad
Cio-Cio San's Mother Ann Tudor Williams
Yakusidé
an uncle of Cio-Cio-San
Alan Duffield
Cousin Jane Haughton
Aunt Susan Maisey
The Bonze
a Buddhist priest and uncle of Cio-Cio-San
Darren Jeffery
Prince Yamadori John Bernays
Dolore ('Sorrow')
Cio-Cio-San's child
Luke Scott
Kate Pinkerton Liora Grodnikaite
Cio-Cio-San's relations, friends and servants The Royal Opera Chorus
Extra Chorus
Actors
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Language: Italian
Surtitled by: David Edwards
Durations: Act I: 7.04-7.53pm, Acts II and III: 8.19-9.38pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 23 April 2005 (in Royal Opera House Collections)