The Met Opera in HD: Madama Butterfly
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Met Opera in HD

Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini
November 10

Hui He stars as Cio-Cio San, the devoted geisha who gives everything for the American naval officer Pinkerton, sung by Bruce Sledge.

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Elizabeth DeShong (who delighted Hop audiences last year in the English Concert's Semele) is her devoted companion Suzuki, and Brazilian baritone Paulo Szot adds a new role to his Met repertory as Sharpless. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts Anthony Minghella's vivid, cinematic staging of this timeless opera that triggers ideas about cultural and sexual imperialism for people far removed from the opera house.

This event occurred as part of the 19/20 HD Broadcast season. This is an archived view.

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