Regarded as Puccini’s most melodious opera, Madama Butterfly is a perfect amalgam of eastern culture and traditional western opera. Opera Hong Kong joins forces with Slovene National Theatre Maribor to present this magnificent production of the heart-wrenching love story. Performed by the most sought-after singers from Asia and Europe in a traditional setting, the production will turn the entire stage into Butterfly’s house in Nagasaki with scenes created by spectacular modern visual effect.
Date: Wed, 29 September 2021
Time: 7pm – 8:15pm
Venue: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty Speakers: Peter Gordon and Marco Iannelli Language: English
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A co-production of Opera Hong Kong and Slovene National Theatre Maribor
An Opera in Three Acts Performed in Italian with Chinese and English Surtitles
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
Goro Chen Yong (6/10, 8/10, 10/10)
Henry Ngan (7/10, 9/10)
Prince Yamadori Sammy Chien
Yakuside Lam Kwok Ho
The Bonze Apollo Wong
The Commissioner Frankie Fung
The Official Registrar Charles Tsang
Kate Pinkerton Michelle Lange
Cio-Cio-san’s mother Rachel Kwok
The cousin Candice Chung
The aunt Gladys Ho
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