Puccini: Madama Butterfly (complete opera recorded in 2017) BLU-RAY

 
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Puccini: Madama Butterfly (complete opera recorded in 2017) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera / Ermonela Jaho, Marcelo Puente, Scott Hendricks, Carlo Bosi / Antonio Pappano (cond)

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Release Date: Wednesday 5 December 2018

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Puccini's Japanese tragedy Madama Butterfly is given a ravishing production by The Royal Opera. Its alluring imagery of Japan from the 19th-century European Imagination heightens the intense clash of East and West.

When the American naval officer Pinkerton seduces the young 'Butterfly' Cio-Cio-San, he seems to promise every happiness - but his cruel abandonment leads to her tragic self-sacrifice. Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera and renowned for his interpretations of Puccini, conducts an exceptionally fine cast with the Royal Opera Chorus and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Powerful performances show why Madama Butterfly remains one of the all-time operatic favourites.

Puccini: Madama Butterfly (The Royal Opera)