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Royal Opera House: Madama Butterfly

30 March, 2017 @ 19:15 - 22:15


Tickets on general sale now | £15

We will be showing Puccini’s Madama Butterfly live from the Royal Opera House on Thursday 30th March at 7.15pm

One of  the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking  story of a loving geisha deserted by  a callous American husband. Much- loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings  the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s stunningly beautiful production.

The exotic imagery of the Nagasaki setting is drawn from 19th-century Western artists’ romanticized 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 bride. Well known moments include the impassioned aria  ‘Un bel dì’ (One fine day) as the abandoned Cio-Cio-San clings vainly to her dreams.

Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano, acclaimed for his interpretations of Italian opera, conducts this intense and gripping journey from light and excitement to darkness and self-sacrifice.

View the official trailer here

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish, order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here

 

Details

Date:
30 March, 2017
Time:
19:15 - 22:15
Cost:
£15
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Venue

The George Inn

The George Inn serves meals – please contact them if you would like to book a pre-show meal.

Commercial Road
Tideswell, Derbyshire SK17 8NU United Kingdom
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Phone:
01298 872840
Website:
http://www.georgeinn-tideswell.co.uk/

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