6th March 2022
Senbla presents Opera International’s award winning Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
WINNER ‘BEST OPERA AWARD’
Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards
“Above all it was a production which captured the raw emotion at the centre of the opera. Don’t take a handkerchief with you, take a box of them.” The Independent
Welcoming back the fabulous Korean soprano Elena Dee and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*.
Back by overwhelming public demand, this award-winning Opera returns in a new production with exquisite sets including a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes including antique wedding kimonos from Japan.
One of the world’s most popular operas, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant – with dramatic results. Highlights include the melodic ‘Humming Chorus’, the moving aria ‘One Fine Day’ and the unforgettable ‘Love Duet’.
Sung in Italian with English surtitles
*Cast subject to Change.