One of Opera Australia’s most loved productions makes its Capitol Theatre premiere, ready to capture your imagination and your heart, whether for the first time or all over again from 24 October - 4 November 2017.

Madama Butterfly, one of the world’s most famous love stories, is a heartbreakingly beautiful romantic tragedy about a Japanese Geisha who marries a US sailor, only to be abandoned by him.

With a stunning set and costume design inspired by Japan, the combination of wood, water, coloured silks and flames on stage is breathtakingly elegant. Get swept up in Puccini’s rousing music as the opera takes you from love, to wonder, to hope, and at last, despair.

Tue 24 Oct 2017 07:30 PM
Wed 25 Oct 2017 07:30 PM
Thu 26 Oct 2017 07:30 PM
Fri 27 Oct 2017 07:30 PM
Sat 28 Oct 2017 07:30 PM
Sun 29 Oct 2017 03:00 PM
Tue 31 Oct 2017 07:30 PM

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PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
 

Evenings at 7.30pm: 
October 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 & November 1, 2, 4
Matinées at 1pm: 
November 4
Matinées at 3pm: 
October 29

Duration: Two hours & forty-five minutes including one interval. 

Performed in Italian with English surtitles.

  • "A beautiful and moving experience"

    Sydney Morning Herald

Creatives


Conductor Brian Castles-Onion
Original Director Moffatt Oxenbould
Set & Costume Designers Peter England | Russell Cohen
Lighting Designer Robert Bryan

Cast


Cio-Cio-San Karah Son | Hyeseoung Kwon
Pinkerton Diego Torre | Andeka Gorrotxategi
Suzuki Sian Pendry | Agnes Sarkis
Sharpless Barry Ryan
Goro Graeme Macfarlane
The Bonze Gennadi Dubinsky

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Pre-Sale: Madama Butterfly will capture your imagination and your heart, whether for the first time or all over again from 24 October - 4 November 2017. Capitol Club members make a saving of $10 per ticket by booking during the pre-sale period! Email club@ctm.com.au for details.

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We're excited to ANNOUNCE that Opera Australia's MADAMA BUTTERFLY will be on our stage from 24 October - 4 November 2017! Featuring some of the best known arias in the opera world, Madama Butterfly is an unforgettable experience for those new to opera and connoisseurs alike. We'll let you know when single tickets go on sale in the coming months.

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We're excited to ANNOUNCE that @OperaAustralia will bring MADAMA BUTTERFLY to our stage from 24 Oct - 4 Nov 2017! https://t.co/dFho5oAxXt

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Pre-Sale: Madama Butterfly will capture your imagination and your heart, whether for the first time or all over again from 24 October - 4 November 2017. Capitol Club members make a saving of $10 per ticket by booking during the pre-sale period! Email club@ctm.com.au for details.

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We're excited to ANNOUNCE that Opera Australia's MADAMA BUTTERFLY will be on our stage from 24 October - 4 November 2017! Featuring some of the best known arias in the opera world, Madama Butterfly is an unforgettable experience for those new to opera and connoisseurs alike. We'll let you know when single tickets go on sale in the coming months.

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We're excited to ANNOUNCE that @OperaAustralia will bring MADAMA BUTTERFLY to our stage from 24 Oct - 4 Nov 2017! https://t.co/dFho5oAxXt

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