Kristine Opolais brings her heartbreaking interpretation of the title role in Madama Butterfly to Live in HD screens for the first time, in Anthony Minghella’s critically acclaimed 2006 production. Roberto Alagna sings Lieutenant Pinkerton, the callous officer who crushes Butterfly’s dreams of love. Debuting conductor Karel Mark Chichon leads a cast that also includes Maria Zifchak as Suzuki and Dwayne Croft as Sharpless.
Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon | Production: Anthony Minghella
Director and Choreographer: Carolyn Choa | Set Designer: Michael Levine
Costume Designer: Han Feng | Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford | Puppetry: Blind Summit Theatre
Cast: Kristine Opolais (Cio-Cio-San), Maria Zifchak (Suzuki), Roberto Alagna (Pinkerton), Dwayne Croft (Sharpless)