Madama Butterfly

Teatro Regio, Tuesday 21 February 2012 - Tuesday 28 February 2012

Playbill

Japanese tragedy in three acts
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
from the novel by John Luther Long
and from drama by David Belasco

Music by Giacomo Puccini

 

Characters

Cast

Madama Butterfly (Cio-cio-san)
soprano


Raffaella Angeletti

F. B. Pinkerton,Lieutenant
in the United States Navy tenor


Massimiliano Pisapia

Sharpless, United States
consul at Nagasaki baritone


Domenico Balzani

Suzuki, Cio-cio-san's
maid mezzosoprano


Giovanna Lanza

Goro, nakodo tenor Gregory Bonfatti
Prince Yamadori baritone Paolo Maria Orecchia
The uncle bonze bass Luciano Montanaro
The Imperial Commissioner bass Franco Rizzo
Kate Pinkerton mezzosoprano Ivana Cravero
Roberta Garelli
(25, 28)
Uncle Yakusidé baritone Marco Sportelli
The Officer of the Registry baritone Marco Tognozzi
Cio-cio-san's Mother mezzosoprano Daniela Valdenassi
The Aunt soprano Maria de Lourdes Martins
Rita La Vecchia
(25, 28)
The Cousin soprano Laura Lanfranchi
Anna Maria Borri
(25, 28)
Butterfly's son mime Luca Bosso
 

 

Conductor

Daniele Rustioni

Director

Damiano Michieletto

revivaled by Roberto Pizzuto
Sets

Paolo Fantin

Costumes Carla Teti
Lighting

Marco Filibeck

Chorus master Claudio Fenoglio

 

Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio

Staging by the Teatro Regio

Calendar

  1. Tuesday 21 February 2012 - 20.00 - Non-subscription performance
  2. Thursday 23 February 2012 - 20.00 - Company Series
  3. Saturday 25 February 2012 - 20.00 - Non-subscription performance
  4. Tuesday 28 February 2012 - 15.00 - Matinee Series 2