Puccini's Madama Butterfly

Venue: 

Ireland

Date: 

Saturday, 19 July, 2014

Organisation: 

Regents Opera

James returns once more to the role of BF Pinkerton.

Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two acts) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. The libretto of the opera is based in part on the short story "Madame Butterflyā€¯.

Madama Butterfly is a staple of the standard operatic repertoire for companies around the world, ranking 7th in the Operabase list of the most-performed operas worldwide.