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Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Patrick Summers/Opera Australia, Cheryl Barker, Jay Hunter Morris [DVD]

Album Summary

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

'Madama Butterfly' the beloved opera classic with a Puccini score is an all time favorite. This dazzling Opera Australia production features Cheryl Baker, Jay Hunter Morris, Douglas McNicol, and The Australian Opera Chorus. Conducted by Patrick Summers and directed by Moffatt Oxenbould.

An American lieutenant marries a beautiful young geisha, to the dismay of her family. Shortly after the wedding the lieutenant departs for America, and his wife bears him a child, alone. Three years later she excitedly awaits his return, only to find to her shock and despair, that he is returning with an American wife. With a heart-rending love story and a brilliant score, Madama Butterfly is one of the most beloved opera classics.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 141 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0,
Subtitles: English
Country of Origin: USA


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Works Details

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
  • Performers: Cheryl Barker (Soprano); Douglas McNicol (Baritone); Jay Morris (Tenor); Ingrid Silveus (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Patrick Summers
  • Ensemble: Australian Opera Chorus
  • Running Time: 141 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904