Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Screening from June 4, 2016
Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. One of the world’s foremost Butterflys, soprano Kristine Opolais, takes on the title role, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly’s heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts.
Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon
Production: Anthony Minghella
Cast: Kristine Opolais, Roberto Alagna
Sung in Italian with Met Titles in English
Approximate running time: 3 hours 40 minutes inc. intermission.