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Madama Butterfly - 8 October 2003 Matinee 1.00pm

Opera: Performance details

Company: The Royal Opera
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Schools' matinee
Conductor Kirill Petrenko
Chorus Director Terry Edwards
Concert Master Peter Manning
Cast
B.F. Pinkerton
a lieutenant in the US Navy
Marcus Haddock
Goro
a marriage broker
Martyn Hill
Suzuki
Cio-Cio-San's maid
Nancy Fabiola Herrera
Sharpless
US consul at Nagasaki
Thomas Allen
Cio-Cio-San ('Madama Butterfly') Liping Zhang
Imperial Commissioner Jared Holt
Official Registrar John Bernays
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
Jonathan Veira
Prince Yamadori Quentin Hayes
Dolore ('Sorrow')
Cio-Cio-San's child
Luke Scott
Kate Pinkerton Katija Dragojevińá
Cio-Cio-San's relations, friends and servants The Royal Opera Chorus
Actors
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Sponsor: Clore Duffield Foundation (schools' matinee)
Language: Italian
Surtitled by: David Edwards
Durations: Act I: 1.04-1.54pm, Acts II and III: 2.23-3.43pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 8 October 2003 (in Royal Opera House Collections)