Royal Opera Live: Madama Butterfly

See Also Tues 4th April: Encore Screening Due To Popular Demand

Thursday 30 March 2017
Time: 19:15

Running Time: Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes (one interval)


The exotic imagery of the Nagasaki setting is drawn from 19th-century Western artists’ romanticised views of Japan. Puccini’s music brings alive the birdsong of the morning, the ritual of a wedding and the seduction by naval officer B.F. Pinkerton (sung by exciting young tenor Marcelo Puente) of his young, innocent bridge. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano, acclaimed for his interpretations of Italian opera, conducts this intense gripping journey from light and excitement to darkness and self-sacrifice. Sung in Italian with English Subtitles

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Ticket Price: £17.50, Concessions £14.50, Friends of Dorking Halls £13.00

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