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Articles tagged with "Madama Butterfly"

Butterfly’s Nagasaki: The Japanese city in life and art

2 April 2015

Nagasaki’s complex history makes it the perfect setting for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.

Cast change: Ana María Martínez and Brian Jagde to sing in Madama Butterfly on 6 and 11 April 2015

31 March 2015

Puerto Rican soprano and American tenor to replace Alexia Voulgaridou and Noah Stewart.

Eastern Promises: The allure of the Orient in opera and ballet

27 March 2015

Composers and choreographers have long explored the difference in cultures between East and West.

Your Reaction: Madama Butterfly 2015

21 March 2015

What did you think of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production of Puccini’s poignant opera?

Madama Butterfly Musical Highlight: The Humming Chorus

17 March 2015

Puccini describes Cio-Cio-San’s vigil, as she desperately awaits the return of Pinkerton, with a chorus of ethereal beauty.

A Dramatic Improvement: Puccini and the creation of Madama Butterfly

16 March 2015

With this tragedy, Puccini transcended the role of composer by incorporating touches that mark him as a dramatist of genius.

Young Artist Profile: Nadezhda Karyazina - 'If your performance is from the heart, you can always connect with the audience'

13 March 2015

The Russian mezzo-soprano on working with the best coaches in the world, BP Big Screen performances and the challenges of Madama Butterfly.

Opera Essentials: Madama Butterfly

9 March 2015

Our quick guide to Puccini's iconic and heartbreaking tragedy.

New animations offer fresh take on classic operatic moments  

9 March 2015

Playful interpretations of extracts from Die Zauberflöte, Madama Butterfly, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and La traviata.

When opera meets pop music

5 March 2015

From David Bowie and Kelis to Jeff Buckley and Weezer, the world of pop has a passion for opera.

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